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Fewer kids in NC are attending traditional public schools. What does that mean?
The News & Observer | 07/20/2017
North Carolina has welcomed more than 116,000 new students so far this decade, but most of these newcomers aren’t going to traditional public schools.Enrollment dropped by 5,562 students ... Read the rest
D.C. council member seeks ways to reduce student suspensions
The Washington Post | 07/20/2017
Schools collect more data, but how is it used?
Hechinger Report | 07/19/2017
CMS still needs 280 teachers – and officials say that’s not as bad as it sounds
The Charlotte Observer | 07/20/2017
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On the latest edition of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Rep. Graig Meyer, D-Orange, about the recently passed budget, how education fared in the just-ended long session of the General Assembly, and the future of public education policy in North Carolina. This interview was conducted last week before the General Assembly session ended. … Listen now »
In the lead-up to this year’s election, demographics — gender, race, and ethnicity — have been a big part of the conversation; these factors often impact opinions about issues and, ultimately, the way that people vote. It sometimes feels like you can’t turn on the news today without hearing a story connected to race and/or gender.… Full story »