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Public School Forum Releases Top Education Issues for 2021

Public School Forum Releases Top Education Issues for 2021

RALEIGH, NC (January 28, 2021) – The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its Top Education Issues for 2021 today during its seventh annual Eggs & Issues event. This year’s report outlines the Forum’s priorities on what should be at the forefront of...

Study Group XVII

North Carolina is second only to Texas in total population living in rural communities. Eighty of the state’s 100 counties are classified as rural, and 87 of our 115 public school districts are in rural counties. Thirty-six percent of all students in the state attend...

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 for 2020...

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 Local...

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...

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