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Joanna Schimizzi to Lead Public School Forum of North Carolina’s Statewide Beginning Teacher Leadership Network
RALEIGH, NC (November 2, 2017) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina has tapped Joanna Schimizzi as Statewide Coordinator for its growing Beginning Teacher Leadership Network (BTLN). The BTLN expanded into three new counties this school year and now works with...read more
Public School Forum of North Carolina Urges Congress to Protect Young Immigrants Affected by Decision to End DACA
RALEIGH, NC (October 18, 2017) – In a statement released today, the Board of Directors of the Public School Forum of North Carolina said the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was wrong and urged Congress to pursue a path toward...read more
WakeEd Partnership and Public School Forum of NC Join Forces to Support Beginning Teachers in Wake County
RALEIGH, NC (August 30, 2017) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina and WakeEd Partnership have teamed up to jointly lead the Beginning Teacher Leadership Network (BTLN) of Wake County for the 2017-2018 school year. The BTLN began as a pilot program of the...read more
In the News
By Lindsay Wagner North Carolina school districts counting on a January legislative fix to the class size mandate that’s having a big impact on schools and families may need a plan B. House lawmakers say they are keenly interested in legislative action next month that...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
Originally Published in the Public School Forum's Friday Report on 8/11/17 --- A new principal pay plan enacted this year by the General Assembly drew pointed comments and concerns at last week’s State Board of Education’s (SBE) meeting. The 2017 changes dramatically...read more