Keith Poston

Keith Poston is the president and executive director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina.

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Perspective | Education Matters – The impacts of afterschool programs on North Carolina’s youth

Every day, youth attend afterschool, before school and summer learning programs across North Carolina, engaging in activities like STEM, physical...

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Perspective | Education Matters – State budget veto override

In a stunning move last week that sent shockwaves across the political landscape here in North Carolina and nationally, the...

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Perspective | Education Matters – When ‘A’ means affluent

Topic: When “A” Means Affluent Last week the NC Department of Public Instruction released its annual A-F School Performance Grades...

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Perspective | Education Matters – Innovative public schools

Topic: Innovative Public Schools While school choice and education privatization efforts grab headlines and generate a great deal of activity...

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Perspective | Education Matters – Trauma-informed schools

Topic: Trauma-Informed Schools We know that Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs can lead to long-term health issues as adults, but...

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Education Matters – One-on-one with Gov. Roy Cooper

Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed the budget passed by the NC General Assembly on June 28 and offered up a counter...

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Education Matters – State health plan standoff

Topic: State Health Plan Standoff The North Carolina State Health Plan is managed by the State Treasurer of North Carolina,...

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Education Matters – Wake students chronicle lynching history

Topic: Wake Students Chronicle Lynching History Last year, students from Wake County’s Middle Creek High School, along with students from...

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Education Matters – State budget showdown

Topic: State Budget Showdown Just one day after the General Assembly passed a new state budget, Governor Roy Cooper announced...

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Education Matters – Early college high schools on the chopping block

Topic:   Early College High Schools on the Chopping Block Some of North Carolina’s top-rated high schools are what are commonly...

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Education Matters – North Carolina rock star teachers

Topic:  North Carolina Rock Star Teachers  The State of North Carolina is fortunate to be home to thousands of exceptional...

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Education Matters – The e-cigarette epidemic and students

Topic:  The e-cigarette epidemic and students E-cigarettes, Vaping. Juuling. Whatever you know it by, their use is skyrocketing among students....