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Friday Report – March 15, 2019

This week in #nced: Another Fayetteville Voucher School at Heart of Athletics Scandal; NC Ranks 29th in Nation for Teacher Pay, 2nd in Southeast

Another Fayetteville Voucher School at Heart of Athletics Scandal

By Lindsay Wagner Fayetteville’s Village Christian Academy, a private school newly participating in the state’s taxpayer-funded Opportunity Scholarships Program, found itself embroiled in scandal this month when the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic...

Friday Report – March 8, 2019

This week in #nced: NC Teachers Who Carry Guns in Schools Would Get Pay Raises Under New Bill; Report Says Average NC Teacher Salary Is Nearly $54,000. But NCAE Says That Figure Is ‘Skewed.’

Friday Report – March 1, 2019

This week in #nced: School Bond Proposal Sets Stage for Legislative Fight; Report Says ‘Leaky Pipeline’ of Students in Education System Is Costing NC Skilled Workers

Friday Report – February 22, 2019

This week in #nced: Senate Leader: If NC Private School Voucher Money Is Going Unspent, Loosen the Rules; ‘Don’t Go Be a Teacher’ Is the Attitude NC Schools Chief Wants to Change. Here’s How.

2019 Local School Finance Study

RALEIGH, NC (February 19, 2019) – A study released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina once again illustrates a chronic and growing gap in public school funding between the highest and lowest-wealth counties in the state. The 2019 Local School Finance...

Friday Report – February 15, 2019

This week in #nced: NC Voucher Fund Leaves Millions Unspent While Growing by $10 Million a Year; Senate School Construction Plan Clears First Hurdle

Friday Report – February 8, 2019

This week in #nced: Will NC Teachers Once Again Get Extra Pay for Master’s Degrees? Plan Has Bipartisan Support; NC Public Schools ‘Having Real Trouble Finding Elementary Teachers’

Friday Report – February 1, 2019

This week in #nced: Raises? Supplies? More Jobs? What Teachers and State Workers Want in NC Budget Talks; NC Charter Schools Have Nearly Doubled Since 2011. Some Say It’s Time for a New Cap.

Friday Report – January 25, 2019

This week in #nced: NC’s Teacher Diversity Gap: ‘Where Are the Black and Brown Teachers?’ In NC, 80 Percent of Public School Teachers Are White; Are NC Schools Biased Against Black Students? New Report Points to Suspension Rates.

Public School Forum Releases Top 10 Education Issues for 2019

This Year’s Top Issue: NC Must Renew its Commitment to Public Schools for the Public Good RALEIGH, NC (January 23, 2019) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its Top 10 Education Issues for 2019 today during its fifth annual Eggs &...

Friday Report – January 18, 2019

  The Friday Report January 18, 2019 Forum News Education Matters: Freshman Year When the new NC General Assembly was sworn in last week, about 1/4 of the 50-member Senate were new faces. On the House side, 26 brand new members joined, about 20 percent of the...

Friday Report – January 11, 2019

This week in #nced: ‘Moving Backwards’ on Reading. NC Is Not Seeing Gains from Its Read To Achieve Program; NC Won’t Take Over Low-Performing School. District Has 2 Years to Turn Things Around.

Friday Report – January 4, 2019

This week in #nced: Governor Cites ‘Taxpayer-Funded Resegregation’ of Meck Schools in Veto of NC Bill, General Assembly Overrides Veto; Trump May Roll Back Obama School Discipline Rules, But 2 NC Districts Will Keep Them

Friday Report – December 21, 2018

This week in #nced: Controversial Town-Run Charter Schools May Spread, With Access To State Pensions; More Than 2,000 NC Teachers Failed a Math Licensing Exam. Now It May Be Dropped.

Friday Report – December 14, 2018

This week in #nced: NC Lawmakers Won’t Force State to Take Over Low-Performing School; NC Lawmakers Rejected a $2B Bond for School Building. Now They Want to Bring It Back.

Friday Report – December 7, 2018

This week in #nced: State Board Approves ISD Selection with Caveats; NC Lawmakers: Make Schools Safer by Teaching About Responsibility & Controlling Bleeding

Friday Report – November 30, 2018

This week in #nced: Do More Cops in Schools Make Them Safer? New Study Looking at NC Schools Says No; NC School District May Stop Suspension for Some Infractions Because ‘It Isn’t Working’

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