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...
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.
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
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.
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.
This week in #nced: State Board Approves ISD Selection with Caveats; NC Lawmakers: Make Schools Safer by Teaching About Responsibility & Controlling Bleeding
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’
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
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
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
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
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...
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?
This week in #nced: Students, Teachers Reconnect in the Classroom After Florence; State Eyeing Takeover of Six Low-Performing Schools
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
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
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?