Thursday, February 11, 2016

The North Carolina Virtual Public School Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Spring Board Conference Room 205, Poulton Innovation Center, NCSU Centennial Campus, 1021 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh.

Agenda items include the Council’s bylaws, visioning the future and the NCVPS strategic plan, and the study on alternative funding options. Here is the draft agenda.

  • Lawmakers to States, Ed. Dept. on ESSA: We'll Be Watching You

    Education Week | 02/10/2016

  • Does football distract public schools from their mission?

    Brookings | 02/09/2016

  • How the Department of Defense schools are teaching their version of Common Core math

    The Hechinger Report | 02/10/2016

  • With rifts revealed, where does CMS board go now?

    The Charlotte Observer | 02/10/2016

  • Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list

    WRAL | 02/10/2016


    WWAY | 02/09/2016

  • Cook Elementary to receive new principal, new staff in hopes of turning around failing school

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 02/09/2016

  • Science at Work: Charter school students show off learning

    Elizabeth City Daily Advance | 02/10/2016

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