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B-3 Interagency Council hones priorities: Transitions, data, NC Pre-K funding

A council tasked with rethinking the education system for children from birth to third grade is boiling down its priorities...

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North Carolina students bring music to the old capitol

March is “Music In Our Schools” month, a time when advocates celebrate the programs in schools throughout our state that...

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House votes to change school performance grades

The full House voted in favor of a slew of education bills today, including two that would change the state’s...

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House leaders push forward a number of education bills

In the last few days, the House has filed or considered a host of bills impacting K-12 education, including measures...

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What things look like on the ground at NC’s first school in the ISD

This isn’t Rosa Thompson’s first year teaching at Southside-Ashpole Elementary in Robeson County. But it’s her first time teaching there...

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Artificial ‘brain’ intelligence to digitally transform NC Community College System

Jim Parker left his previous position with the NC Department of Information Technology to join the North Carolina Community College...

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Senate Bill 247 sponsors talk about accountability and transparency for charters

Following his filing last week of a bill aimed at studying and, at least temporarily, capping the number of public...

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Senator uses Charter School Advocacy Day to call attention to equity

Charter School Advocacy Day was planned as a convening of leaders, parents, teachers, and students to speak out against reinstating...

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House education committee tackles school performance grades

The House K-12 committee tackled the ever-present issue of what to do with the state’s school performance grades today.  A...

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Educators, advocates turn out for community conversation on testing culture

What if your doctor ran tests during your visit, analyzed them, and then, rather than discussing how things are going...

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Rowan-Salisbury School Board gets pushback from Faith Elementary community

The Rowan-Salisbury School Board meeting last week was awash in red as over 100 members of the Faith Elementary School...

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State Board again delays plan to streamline pathway for out-of-state teachers

The State Board of Education decided during a conference call today to again send back to a lower commission a...