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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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McCrory’s budget includes funding for enrollment growth, new teaching jobs

The governor’s recommended budget is somewhat like the prologue of a long, meandering novel. It may give us a hint...

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Lots going on: Demographics, the budget, and dropout and discipline reports

Dramatic demographic shifts are in store for North Carolina schools, according to a report presented during Thursday’s State Board of...

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Sen. Tillman: Scrap principal salary schedule

Republican Sen. Jerry Tillman says he wants to scrap the state principal pay schedule this session.  In the Joint Appropriations...

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Lawmakers get breakfast with a side of disturbing facts

Tracy Zimmerman, executive director of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation, gave lawmakers a crash course in brain science Tuesday...

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Getting ready for the education budget: Legislative changes to the K-12 budget, 2011-15

To think about the Governor’s budget, which we expect to be released this week, and the budget that the legislature...

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Food for thought: Federal school nutrition regulations put the pressure on meal programs

This article was originally published in the Hickory Daily Record on March 2, 2015. In the cafeteria at Newton-Conover High...

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McCrory takes students to work

One of the pillars of Gov. Pat McCrory’s education agenda is the notion that students must be trained for the...

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Getting ready for the education budget: What you need to know from 2014-15

Between the campaign ads last fall and the negative headlines that dominate coverage of our schools, it is hard to...

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Poverty = low performance? Maybe not

Much of the fallout from the A-F school grades focuses on the correlation between poverty and low performance. Many people have...

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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...