Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015 with degrees in journalism and political science, and she is currently based in Washington, D.C. She spent four years reporting on politics and education for The Daily Tar Heel, and she has also written for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Bloomberg News, and several community newspapers in North Carolina.

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What could the No Child Left Behind rewrite mean for NC schools?

Today marks the long awaited end to No Child Left Behind, the 2002 law that ramped up the federal government’s role...


As Common Core review wraps up, a look at what’s next

After more than a year, a state-mandated review of North Carolina’s highly divisive Common Core curriculum is in its final...


Sequestration and education

Remember that big ugly word, sequestration? The automatic cuts for federal government agencies, including the Department of Education, are less...


School choice, opt-out debates likely to dominate conference on No Child Left Behind rewrite

After nearly a decade of delay, congressional lawmakers are now really, really close to achieving a sweeping reauthorization of the...