Publications

Friday Report – November 9, 2018

This week in #nced: Republicans Lose Supermajorities in NC General Assembly; NC Launches Educator Discovery Awards to Help Public School Teachers Connect Students with Careers

Friday Report – November 2, 2018

This week in #nced: Stymied by Questions about Process and Community Backlash, State Takeover of Goldsboro School Delayed; Bullying Preceded Fatal Shooting of Butler High Student, Officials Say

Friday Report – October 26, 2018

This week in #nced: Why Can’t NC Kids Read? Another Study Shows Read To Achieve Produced No Gains; UNC President Margaret Spellings Is Leaving the University System, Sources Say

When School Desegregation Mattered in Charlotte

Dorothy Counts, center, tried to desegregate Harding High School in Charlotte on Sept. 4, 1957, but met hostility from white classmates and parents. Photo Credit: UNC library collection.   By Keith Poston An edited version of this article appeared this week in the...

The Friday Report – October 19, 2018

This week in #nced: Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative; NC Leaders Approve $850 Million for Hurricane Florence Recovery. How Will They Spend It?

Friday Report – October 12, 2018

This week in #nced: Students, Teachers Reconnect in the Classroom After Florence; State Eyeing Takeover of Six Low-Performing Schools

Friday Report – October 5, 2018

This week in #nced: Nikole Hannah-Jones kicks off Color of Education with hard truths about race and education; Cooper Signs Legislation Providing $56.6M in Florence Relief

Friday Report – September 28, 2018

This week in #nced: Preserve Teacher Pay in Schools Closed After Florence, State Leaders Say; NC Voters Want the State to Double Funding for Early Childhood

Friday Report – September 21, 2018

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

Friday Report – September 14, 2018

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?

Friday Report – September 7, 2018

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

Friday Report – August 31, 2018

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

Friday Report – August 24, 2018

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

Policymaker’s Education Primer 2018

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...

Friday Report – August 17, 2018

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

The Friday Report – August 10, 2018

This week in #nced: As Math Test Denies NC Teachers Licenses, Hundreds of Classrooms Remain Unstaffed; Rowan-Salisbury Schools Kicks Off Renewal School District

Friday Report – August 3, 2018

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

Friday Report – July 27, 2018

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

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