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Friday Report – June 13, 2018

This week in #nced: Innovative School District Ready to Launch in Robeson County; State Law Gives One County More Flexibility to Run Schools

Friday Report – July 6, 2018

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

Friday Report – June 29, 2018

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

Another embezzlement scandal rocks private voucher school

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...

Friday Report – June 22, 2018

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

Friday Report – June 15, 2018

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

Friday Report – June 8, 2018

This week in #nced: Controversial NC Charter Bill Approved; NC Voucher School Headmaster Indicted for Embezzlement

The Good, The Needs Improvement, and The Ugly in the State Budget

The Public School Forum has been closely analyzing this week’s release and imminent passage of the General Assembly’s 2018-19 budget proposal. We bring to you our take: The Good, The Needs Improvement, and The Ugly. THE GOOD Teacher pay. An overall average increase of...

Friday Report – June 1, 2018

This week in #nced: Education Budget Shocker Could Alter the Fundamentals of NC School Funding; NC ‘School Self-Defense Act’ Would Let Teachers Carry Handguns in School

Friday Report – May 25, 2018

This week in #nced: For the First Time in Modern NC History, Lawmakers Won’t Allow Changes to Budget; Gov. Cooper: Republican $35M School Safety Plan Not Enough

Friday Report – May 18, 2018

This week in #nced: NC Teacher Marched on the Streets. Now What?; Legislators Promise Average Teacher Salary Will Exceed $53,000 Next Year

Friday Report – May 11, 2018

This week in #nced: 26 Districts and Counting Close As Teachers Rally for Public School Support; Gov. Roy Cooper Wants to Give Teachers and State Workers a Big Raise

Friday Report – May 4, 2018

This week in #nced: NC Lawmakers Want to Make Sure Cursive Is Taught and That Virtual Charter Schools Stay Open; NC School Board Hires Operator to Take Over Lagging School

Friday Report – April 27, 2018

This week in #nced: Lawmakers Say Reworking School Funding Will Take Time; NC Ranks 37th in the Nation for Teacher Pay, 39th in Per-Pupil Spending

2018 Roadmap of Need

GREENVILLE, NC (April 26, 2018) – A new report released today by the Public School Forum of North Carolina and its NC Center for Afterschool Programs (NC CAP) highlights large areas of North Carolina where young people are at risk of not succeeding. The report,...

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