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Public School Forum’s top issue of 2020: Leandro

Breaking with a long-standing tradition, the Public School Forum of North Carolina eschewed its traditional top 10 issues of the...

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Perspective | Education Matters: Digital citizenship and state superintendent interviews

Today we will dive into digital citizenship and what schools are doing to promote safe and responsible use of the...

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Perspective | Education Matters: Keeping our students safe

Anonymous reporting, safety apps, school resource officers. Do you know how your children are staying safe while in school? Today...

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Perspective | Education Matters – 2020 state superintendent candidate interviews

This year, North Carolinians will elect a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction, as the current State Superintendent, Mark Johnson,...

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Perspective | Education Matters: Making our students and schools safer

Research tells us our schools can be safer places when we cultivate healthy environments in which our students feel they...

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Perspective | 2019: A recap of the year in NC education

From the controversy around reading assessment tools to the release of a court-ordered report on school funding, 2019 has been...

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Perspective | Education Matters – Addressing the teacher pay stalemate

 Addressing the Teacher Pay Stalemate Lawmakers recently adjourned their legislative session without reaching a compromise with Governor Cooper on teacher...

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Perspective | Fair and equitable funding for all of North Carolina’s schools

Nearly a quarter century after a state Supreme Court ruling known as Leandro reaffirmed North Carolina’s constitutional duty to ensure all children...

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Why Ta-Nehisi Coates thinks we need to recontextualize America’s heroes

Capping the day-long Color of Education event Saturday, acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his new novel “The Water Dancer”...

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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 – 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...