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A new report released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina and its NC Center for Afterschool Programs (NC CAP) highlights large areas of North Carolina where young people are at risk of not succeeding.read more
he North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs and the NC Division of Public Health today launched the Healthy Out-of-School Time Recognition Program (NC HOST) at the Synergy 2017 Conference.read more
A study released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina spotlights a stark and growing gap in public school funding between the highest and lowest-wealth counties in the state.read more
In the News
Join us January 25th for our 2017 Eggs & Issues Eventread more
Below is an excerpt from The Root of Discipline Disparities by James E. Ford, Program Director at the Public School Forum “The Teacher for Those Kids” Having spent my career as a teacher in urban schools with large majorities of black and brown students, I’ve...read more
Below is an excerpt from The Charlotte Observer's article In North Carolina we talk about race and poverty in education. But what about trauma? What if a child who disrupts class and tunes out teachers is traumatized, rather than defiant? “Too often, teachers...read more