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The Senate budget: An overview

Update: The Senate met Tuesday and then adjourned until Wednesday at 11.am.  Ever since the House budget was released a few weeks...

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Public School Forum honors Governor Jim Hunt

Former Governor Jim Hunt and his wife, Carolyn, received the 2015 Jay Robinson Education Leadership Award from the Public School...

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Mebane Rash on In Depth with Rob Boisvert

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State Board of Education: June 4

This article will be updated throughout the day. Charter schools 11:39 am The Board voted today on 18 charter schools...

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State Board of Education: June 3

This article will be updated throughout the day. Testing  3:30pm Tammy Howard, director of Accountability Operations for DPI, presented a...

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Increasing seat time by providing breakfast in the classroom

In 1988, I spent some time at this nutrition clinic in Zaire, Africa. Watching malnutrition take hold of a child’s...

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A look at the Macon County Schools budget for the past 10 years

How county contributions compare to state allocations Over the last 10 years, public education in North Carolina has shifted, as...

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Honoring 20 outstanding CMS teachers

Coretta Wilson knew something was up when the emcee asked her to stay on the stage for a special presentation....

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Long bus ride spurs formation of charter school

The Waters Edge Village School in Corolla in Currituck County isn’t your typical charter school. It wasn’t started because of dissatisfaction with...

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A dream fulfilled: A college experience for students with intellectual disabilities

“I like to go to college because I want to learn how to read and go out in the world,” says...

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Common Core Commission narrowing in on recommendations

The Academic Standards Review Commission discussed Monday the updated timeline for their preliminary recommendations, as well as when they will...

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Guilford County: Transforming students into citizens

In 2008, Guilford County Superintendent Maurice “Mo” Green started “Mo wants to know,” a listening and learning tour in his...