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2020 Education Policy Primer

2020 Education Policy Primer

The Public School Forum of North Carolina has released the 2020 North Carolina Education Primer, which serves as a fact-based introduction to educational policymaking in NC. The Primer serves as a primary resource for current elected and appointed officials — as well...

Top Education Issues 2020

Top Education Issues 2020

This Year’s Top Issue: Take Immediate and Intentional Actions to Meet Our Constitutional Obligation to Provide Each Child a Sound Basic Education RALEIGH, NC (February 18, 2020) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its Top Education Issues...

2020 Local School Finance Study

2020 Local School Finance Study

RALEIGH, NC (February 18, 2020) – A study released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina once again illustrates a chronic and growing gap in local funding for public schools between the highest and lowest-wealth counties in the state. The 2020...

Public School Forum of North Carolina Announces Study Group XVII

Public School Forum of North Carolina Announces Study Group XVII

Efforts Will Target the Unique Education Challenges Facing Rural North Carolina’s Students The Public School Forum of NC is excited to announce the launch of Study Group XVII, which will examine the unique education challenges facing students across rural North...

Yes, “A” Still Stands for Affluent in NC School Performance Grades

Yes, “A” Still Stands for Affluent in NC School Performance Grades

By Lindsay Wagner North Carolina released its annual A-F School Performance Grades this week and they continue to reflect the clear relationship between poverty and students’ test scores.  Of the 21.7% of North Carolina schools that received either a D or F in...

Friday Report – June 14th, 2019

Friday Report – June 14th, 2019

This week in #nced: As NC House and Senate Disagree Over Licensing Issue, Teacher Jobs Are in Limbo; With Growing Calls for More Mental Health Services, States Tackle School Counselor Caseloads

Friday Report – June 7th, 2019

Friday Report – June 7th, 2019

This week in #nced: Virtual Pre-K Still on The Table at General Assembly as Early Childhood Experts Raise Red Flags, Caution Against More Screen Time; NC Surpasses 200 Charter Schools as State Board Approves 10 More

Friday Report – May 31st, 2019

Friday Report – May 31st, 2019

The Friday Report May 31, 2019 Public School Forum Honors Jim and Barbara Goodmon with Annual Education Award Nearly 500 educators, business leaders, community stakeholders, government officials and supporters of public schools gathered at the Raleigh Convention...

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