Best NC

BEST NC is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving North Carolina’s education system through policy and advocacy. We do this by convening a broad constituency; encouraging collaboration around a shared, bold vision for education; and advocating for policies, research, programs, and awareness that will significantly improve education in North Carolina.

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Perspective | Innovation Lab focuses on raising expectations for student success

Over 125 educators, policymakers, researchers, advocates, and business leaders attended BEST NC’s 2019 Education Innovation Lab on September 25th. The...

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Advanced teaching roles: Extending the reach of excellent teachers (while keeping them in the classroom)

North Carolina is having a hard time recruiting and retaining great teachers. While pay, an unbalanced workload, and a lack...

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Transforming principal preparation in North Carolina

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Principal pay in North Carolina: A closer look

Principals are the superheroes of our public schools. They are responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive school culture focused...

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Advanced teaching roles in North Carolina

In 2016, North Carolina launched the Advanced Teaching Roles Initiative to: Enable outstanding teachers across North Carolina to extend their reach to...

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Growth and achievement in North Carolina

Growth and achievement: you have probably heard these terms in conversations about education. But what are they? How do they...

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BEST NC releases report, video on transforming principal preparation

School principals are critical to student success. A full quarter of a school’s impact on student learning can be directly...