Topic: The New State Board of Education
The NC General Assembly may have stripped the North Carolina State Board of Education of much of its power, but a new chairman and several new Board Members appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper are charting their own path and priorities for education in our state. This week, we talk to the new chairman and two of the newest Board members about where they are focusing their attention.
Eric C. Davis, Chairman, State Board of Education
James E. Ford, Southwest Education Region, State Board of Education
J.B. Buxton, Member-At-Large, State Board of Education
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The NC Center for Public Policy Research has a contract with James Ford’s consulting company, Filling the Gap Education Consultants, LLC, to conduct a three-year study of inequity in education across North Carolina.
JB Buxton is former member of EducationNC’s Board of Directors.Public School Forum of NC Perspective