This week in #nced: What to Do in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster to Support Families and Reduce Trauma; After Florence, NC Leaders Want to Limit School Makeup Days
This week in #nced: Possible State Takeover of Fairview Elementary Draws Comments at School Board Meeting; Virtual Charter Schools in NC Are Still Low Performing. Are They Improving, or Failing?
This week in #nced: One-on-One with State Superintendent Mark Johnson; Test Scores Are Down in NC Public Schools; State Board Strife, School Performance Grades, and More
This week in #nced: Pay Principals Based on Tests, Not Experience, Legislators Say. Some Districts Disagree; What Public School Finance Officers Want You To Know About School Funding
This week in #nced: Charlotte’s Boldest Bid to Undo School Segregation Is About to Become Reality; School Lunch Programs Becoming More Essential for North Carolina Families
Education policy involves a wide range of interconnected issues such as financing and facilities, accountability and assessment, technology and teachers, and so on. In order to make well-informed and evidence-based decisions, policymakers face the challenge of...
This week in #nced: Two Formerly – High Level DPI Staffers Out, Another State Board Member Resigns; 2,000-Student Charter School Won’t Open in Cary, Where Neighbors Pushed Back
This week in #nced: As Math Test Denies NC Teachers Licenses, Hundreds of Classrooms Remain Unstaffed; Rowan-Salisbury Schools Kicks Off Renewal School District
This week in #nced: After Agency Shakeup, Superintendent Lays Out His Vision for NC’s Public Schools; State Board of Education Chairman Resigns, Saying It’s Time for New Leaders
This week in #nced: Superintendent’s Reorganization Shakes Up the Agency That Oversees NC Public Schools; ECU Selected as New Home for Teacher Support Program
This week in #nced: Teachers View Student Behavior Differently Based on Race, NC State Research Suggests; Charter School Drops Wording That Said Students Couldn’t Talk About Being Gay
This week in #nced: Innovative School District Ready to Launch in Robeson County; State Law Gives One County More Flexibility to Run Schools
by Lindsay Wagner Lisa* has dedicated her professional life to helping low-performing schools transform into buildings where students can succeed. As she drove to one of those schools in rural North Carolina last week, Lisa described how she and her field-based...
This week in #nced: 40 NC Education Employees Laid Off, Including Some Who Help Low-Performing Schools; “Renewal School System” Gives One County Same Flexibility as Charter Schools
This week in #nced: You’ll Be Voting on a ‘Max Tax’ This November; Legislature Prepares to Adjourn, But Not Before Making Some Last Minute Education Moves
As taxpayer dollars continue to flow to private schools through a state voucher program that does not include meaningful financial oversight, another North Carolina private voucher school is caught up in an embezzlement scandal. The former headmaster at...
This week in #nced: NC Lawmakers Want Voters to Decide on Some Things, But Not Funding for School Buildings; NC Needs School Psychologists, But Legislation to Help Hire More Is Stalled
This week in #nced: Bright, Low-Income NC Students Will Now Get a Chance to Take Advanced Classes; NAACP Threatens to Sue Over Charter School Law