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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’

Friday Report – November 16, 2018

This week in #nced: NC Teachers Warned, ‘We Vote in November.’ And They Did, Helping Break GOP Supermajority; Durham’s Next District Attorney Wants to Stop Prosecuting Most Students Charged in School

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 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?

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