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No longer invisible: Homeless students

My boys attended Wiley Elementary School here in Raleigh on St. Mary’s Street when they were younger. For most of...

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Addressing the impact of poverty on student achievement

Release of the first letter grades for North Carolina public schools on February 5 led to predictable debate over their...

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Hope Street Group bringing teacher fellowships to NC

Editor’s Note: The Hope Street Group State Teacher Fellows should not be confused with the Public School Forum’s teaching fellows program.  The...

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Cumberland County schools asking state to change funding formula

This article was originally published in The Fayetteville Observer. The Cumberland County schools need funding help from the state, officials...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

 

Day 24 of the Convention

Monday, February 10, 1868 The Convention was called to order on Monday at 10 o’clock, Mr. Pres. Cowles in the...

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Gaming for education

EdTech is not new. In its current form with a focus on computers, it has been around since at least...

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Tackling race in the Asheville City Schools: Community organizations take the lead

Before we jump in, let me introduce you to two organizations. The Asheville City Schools Foundation (ACSF) is a nonprofit...

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School grades teach lessons

Those who care about education reform learned a lot on February 5 when North Carolina released its first letter grades...

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Monday, February 9, 2015

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CMS: Grades are “snapshot” of district’s success

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools outpaced the rest of the state on the first North Carolina School Performance Grades, but leaders say they’re...

 

Mapping applications for free and reduced lunch

This week the maps look at the percent of students at the district level applying for free and reduced lunch....