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Ask & Answer | A visual guide to high school grading in North Carolina for spring 2020

Haz clic aquí para leer este artículo en español. We heard from Astrid Emily Francis, an English as a Second...

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Pregunta y Respuesta | Una guía visual para las calificaciones en escuela secundaria en Carolina del Norte para el semestre de primavera 2020

This article was translated by Carol Bono. Click here to read the original article in English. Astrid Emily Francis, una...

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Exceptional Children: Will North Carolina seek flexibility with special education laws?

The U.S. Department of Education is not recommending that Congress waive any material provision of laws aimed at protecting students...

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AP exams: The latest on schedules, format, help, accessibility, and grading

Here’s what we know as of April 28, 2020, about the status of AP testing. There will be no face-to-face...

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What will it take to open schools in North Carolina this fall?

Today, Gov. Roy Cooper, State Board of Education Chair Eric Davis, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson announced that...

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First round of CARES Act funding to provide cash grants for community college students

Students at community colleges will be eligible for cash grants to cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations...

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Our education system was ‘built around students already engaged.’ A statewide connectivity initiative could change that.

That was the question being asked and answered in a virtual, cross-sector discussion today hosted by the Friday Institute for...

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An update on what’s happening — and what needs to happen — with E-rate. And, what’s E-rate anyway?

On April 1, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) extended key E-rate program deadlines for schools due to the COVID-19...

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Ask & Answer | Curious how $50 million of COVID-19 supplemental funds were distributed among school districts, charter schools, and the ISD?

Last week, the State Board of Education voted on a way to distribute $50 million in flexible funding for districts struggling with...

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Our ‘homework gap’ just became our ‘school gap’ and ‘no child left behind’ just became ‘no child left offline’

This week at EdNC.org, we are going to get started answering the lots of questions you are sending us about...

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Ask & Answer | What’s the deal with emergency leave for teachers and other school personnel?

A teacher asked me what happens for beginning teachers who haven’t accrued enough sick or annual leave if they can’t...

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Ask & Answer | Providing school meals safely during COVID-19

We’ve heard a lot of questions about how to safely provide school meals to students during COVID-19. Updated on March...