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Differentiated pay pilot faces vague future

Seventy five school districts have submitted differentiated pay proposals to the General Assembly for a pilot program, but lawmakers do...

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Suspension and the achievement gap

When we talk about narrowing the achievement gap in our nation’s schools, we often talk about things like poverty and...

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News Release: North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program Leaves Legacy of Effective Teachers Across the State

RALEIGH, NC  (February 24, 2015) – The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, a teacher preparation and scholarship program that recruited...

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Education bills start to pour in

As the North Carolina General Assembly gears up, education bills are being filed in both the Senate and the House.  Multiple bills...

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Poll indicates North Carolinians think public education going in wrong direction

For a second year, a High Point University survey of North Carolina residents shows that more than half (54 percent) of the...

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Common Core Commission gets new co-chair

Tammy Covil is replacing Jeannie Metcalf as co-chair of the Academic Standards Review Commission. Metcalf said the position had become...

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Communities In Schools: Helping students succeed

Communities In Schools across North Carolina (CISNC) served more than 230,000 students across the state in the 2013-14 school year,...

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EdNC: In-depth on Time Warner Cable News with Rob Boisvert

Each month, EdNC sits down with Rob Boisvert of Time Warner Cable News to discuss ed issues in-depth.  

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School bus cameras under review for price, effectiveness

Mark Williams, a bus driver with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS), said he has to jot down the make, model...

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Wilson Academy of Applied Technology brings students to industry

One of the pillars of Gov. Pat McCrory’s plan for schools is education that teaches skills employers want. He visited...

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State budget shortfall grows

The state’s top economist is now predicting that what was supposed to be a $200 million shortfall will, in fact,...

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NC Policy Watch panel on vouchers

NC Policy Watch held a conversation on the constitutionality and policy implications of vouchers today. “Crucial Conversation – The constitutional...