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Republicans lob one more teacher pay proposal

In a coda to the long session which ended on Oct. 31, Republicans proposed one more teacher pay proposal to...

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Where do we stand on community college budget priorities?

With the budget impasse about to stretch into October, community college presidents around the state await news of a resolution...

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What happened while we all focused on veto override

All attention this week was on the controversial and sudden budget veto override vote that happened earlier this week. For...

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What 1,973 North Carolinians think about school calendar flexibility

In the absence of school calendar flexibility, a number of school districts have bucked the state law mandating start dates...

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The latest twists and turns in the Istation saga

Last week brought word of a possible budget solution, the Istation implementation controversy boiling over in interesting ways, and hints...

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Educator prep sanctions, community college board chair sets the tone, and more…

The Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission (PEPSC) is hard at work on an accountability model for educator preparation programs...

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Rowan County residents explain mixed feelings about renewal school system

The renewal school system is a novel approach to education in North Carolina. The General Assembly granted the Rowan-Salisbury School...

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How legislative tactics almost shut down an early college high school

One early college high school in North Carolina was almost shuttered thanks to a negotiating gambit by Senate Republicans. But,...

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School visits being used as a stage for political theater

The budget impasse between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and legislative Republican leaders shows no sign of resolution. In fact, it...

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When was it decided the public has no right to know?

When the news broke recently that the Innovative School District (ISD) Superintendent had left, it broke with little help from...

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What is happening with the Innovative School District?

The superintendent of the Innovative School District (ISD) — one of the most controversial and scrutinized programs in the state...

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Early college reprieve for some, but not all

As we’ve covered extensively at EducationNC, the Senate budget included a provision that would ultimately get rid of supplemental funding...