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Public School Forum of North Carolina Announces the NC Center for Afterschool Programs Launch of the POWER UP Program
RALEIGH, NC (January 3, 2019) – The Public School Forum’s NC Center for Afterschool Programs (NC CAP) will launch its POWER UP Program in 2019 with national support from the Mott Foundation and the National Afterschool Alliance. The purpose of the POWER UP Program is...read more
MEDIA ADVISORY: Award-winning Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones To Discuss Race & Education at Durham Event
“Color of Education: An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones” Tuesday, October 2, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 PM Penn Pavilion at Duke University 107 Union Drive, Durham, NC 27710 The Public School Forum of North Carolina, Duke Policy Bridge and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on...read more
Raleigh-Durham, NC (September 18, 2018) – Color of Education, a new initiative of the Public School Forum of North Carolina, Duke Policy Bridge and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, has formed a Guiding Committee to help...read more
In the News
Award-winning New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones pulled no punches on Tuesday night before a crowd of more than 500 people at the kickoff event for the Color of Education initiative: “I don’t want you to leave here inspired, I want you to leave...read more
Training with two of the Project’s new Resilience Teams in Rowan-Salisbury Schools (Overton Elementary and Hurley Elementary) focused on trauma’s impact on learning and behavior and starting to give staff tools and resources to create change for safer and more...read more
Children attend Pre-K at Warren County’s Mariam Boyd Elementary School in Warrenton. Photo Credit: Warren County Schools. By Lindsay Wagner Without the necessary time and money to build more elementary school classrooms to satisfy the General Assembly’s requirement to...read more