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Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina responds to research on charter schools

Earlier today, Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) issued a press release in response to a charter school study released earlier this week...

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KIPP Durham goes door to door

Tammi Sutton, the executive director of KIPP Eastern North Carolina, thinks changing education will change the poverty in our communities. ...

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Mental health advocates share their stories with lawmakers

Mental health advocates shared their stories with legislators to persuade them to protect funding for mental health, expand access to...

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National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading names NC Early Childhood Foundation lead organization

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has named the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) as the lead organization for North Carolina. The Campaign...

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Celebrating our assistant principals

NASSP, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the American Federation of School Administrators have declared the week of...

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History of assessments in North Carolina

Remember Governor Pat McCrory’s 2015 State of the State Address?  He said, “We will eliminate unneeded testing by next year.” The...

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Local flexibility coalition presses ahead with battle

Anybody pushing for legislation that gives local calendar flexibility to individual school districts would be forgiven for feeling disheartened by...

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Appeals court decision in Union County case

The N.C. Court of Appeals has sent the Union County Schools budget dispute back to trial, holding that the trial...

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New teacher of the year crowned

Today, Keana Triplett was named the 2015 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year at The Umstead Hotel and...

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River of local flexibility legislation hits political dam

If you go on the EdNC legislative tracker right now, you will see at least 43 bills across the House and the...

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The school schedule dilemma

On a crisp spring morning a few weeks ago, teenagers traipsed through the parking lots at South Mecklenburg High School...

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Citizen Schools celebrates collaboration

Yesterday in Charlotte, Citizen Schools held its annual Celebrating Community Collaboration breakfast.  In seven states in 32 schools in 14 communities...