Day 9 of the Convention

Thursday, January 23, 1868 The Convention was called to order on Thursday at 11 o’clock, Mr. Pres. Cowles in the...

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Testing in North Carolina isn’t working 

As it’s done now, testing in North Carolina public schools isn’t necessarily the best means to understand what happens in...

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Glazier, Allison debate opportunity scholarships at NCSBA conference

Our public school system is failing some students, says Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom North Carolina. He...

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

 

The North Carolina Education Cabinet

In 1992, the North Carolina General Assembly created the North Carolina Education Cabinet to ensure cooperation among all entities of...

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Thinking of community

Today, my mother Alexa Williams would have turned 90 years old. Four days ago, she died peacefully in her sleep....

 

Day 8 of the Convention

Wednesday, January 22, 1868 The Convention was called to order on Wednesday at 11 o’clock, Mr. Pres. Cowles in the...

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Teachers in high-poverty communities need professional working conditions

Editor’s Note: Last week, a report was issued by the Southern Educational Foundation, showing that low income students are now...

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Public School Forum highlights top 10 education issues

Making sense of the new A-F school grading system as well as streamlining enrollments made the list of Top 10...

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Getting what we pay for: Teacher salaries, pay-for-performance, and strategic staffing

Is all teaching created equal? Lost in the shuffle of North Carolina’s debates in 2014 about whether and by how...

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The honor in being a public school kid

There is really only one thing you need to know about me. I am a public school kid. I grew...