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Possible middle school testing changes

The North Carolina State Board of Education Task Force on Summative Assessment Middle School Study Group discussed its preliminary draft...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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Digital learning for all of North Carolina’s public school kids

Thanks to the leadership of Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, North Carolina is positioned to be a national model for digital...

Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest

Architect. Coach. Innovator. Dan Forest was born in Harrisonburg, Va. in 1967 and raised in Charlotte, N.C. He is the...

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EWA conference: Political points of view on the Common Core

The Common Core standards are increasingly a topic of political debate at the local, state and national level. The Education...

EWA conference: The southern context of Common Core

When talking about Common Core, it’s important to consider a southern context for schools below the Mason-Dixon Line. The Education...

Monday, January 12, 2015

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Davis: State’s K-12 needs go far beyond Mecklenburg

Eric Davis was at home, in the throes of the week-before-Christmas rush, when the phone rang. On the other end...

Governor Pat McCrory

Former basketball referee. Movie star. News junkie. Patrick Lloyd “Pat” McCrory was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1956 and raised...

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A journey into the education labyrinth

When my boss, Mebane Rash, sent me the 2014-15 salary schedules and told me to look at principal pay, my...

Mapping N.C. student proficiency

Testing is a big topic in education today. One way to make sense of the result of modern testing of students...

Sunday, January 11, 2015