From EdNC’s Liz Bell:
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ARTICLE | A pilot program proposed in the state House’s budget would help families afford child care if they work at participating businesses in three counties. The program is based on “MI Tri-Share” in Michigan — which similarly started as a pilot in 2021.
PERSPECTIVE | The business case for early childhood education in North Carolina
K-3 students show growth in literacy skills, mid-year DPI data show
North Carolina K-3 students showed growth in literacy skills from the beginning to the middle of this academic year, the data show – at faster rates than the national sample.... Read the rest
North Carolina community colleges work to advance attainment for Latino students
Hispanic Serving Institutions on the rise in North Carolina
Perspective | Providing high-quality teachers who stay in the classroom