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State Board approves 4 reading diagnostic tools, delays social studies standards, and more

After a year-long controversy and a legal battle, the State Board of Education approved Thursday a list of four K-3...

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Amid COVID-19, summer meals efforts innovate in the face of uncertainty

This story is a partnership between EdNC.org and Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. Spotlight is a non-partisan initiative that gathers diverse perspectives to...

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State Board begins to vet K-3 reading diagnostic tools districts can use next year

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson announced earlier this month that local school districts in North Carolina would be...

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Audit of NC Virtual Public School finds courses don’t meet standards

Today at 10 a.m., the N.C. State Auditor released this audit of the North Carolina Virtual Public School. The audit...

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The General Assembly adjourns for now

The General Assembly finished up most of its work this week, but it’s not gone for good. An adjournment resolution...

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Superintendents uniquely positioned to lead during COVID-19, but stress is leading to turnover

Update at 10:100 a.m. on June 30: A new superintendent of Asheville City Schools began on June 1. Update at...

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How will state superintendent candidates work with the governor and the General Assembly?

In a recent survey, EducationNC asked teachers what questions they had for the two candidates for state superintendent of public...

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Audit of DPI released, ‘significant’ misstatements and omissions found

Editor’s note: We will continue to report on this throughout the day and will update this article as more information...

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Community colleges get enrollment growth funding, early colleges get growth restriction

A bill that would fund enrollment growth for the state’s community colleges passed the General Assembly on Monday and is...

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Parents: Here’s what to know about child care as North Carolina reopens and reports COVID-19 clusters

Sixty-six percent of all licensed child care facilities are now open in North Carolina, compared with 43% in April, according...

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Teacher bonuses clear General Assembly

A number of education-related bills made progress through the General Assembly last week. Here are some highlights: Teacher bonuses A...

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State Superintendent candidates sound off on Leandro

In a recent survey, EducationNC asked teachers what questions they had for the two candidates for state superintendent of public...