Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness is hosting a webinar on mental health and homeless students on June 8 at 10:30am. Register here.

The State of Preschool was released yesterday by the National Institute for Early Education Research. The link to the full report is below, but here is the data on North Carolina.

If you are interested in teacher pensions, a report was released recently that is getting attention…and reaction. Bellweather Education Partners released this report, Why Most Teachers Get a Bad Deal on Pensions, on May 16, 2017. This infographic in the report allows you to sort the data by state. AFT President Randi Weingarten responded to the report on May 21, 2017. The authors address the response here.

  • The State of Preschool 2016

    National Institute for Early Education Research | 05/24/2017


    Education Week | 05/24/2017

  • DeVos, Democrats Wage War Over Budget Cuts, Students' Rights Under Vouchers

    Education Week | 05/24/2017

  • Divided CMS board approves 2018 assignment plan, with hard work still to come

    The Charlotte Observer | 05/24/2017

  • Schools want more social workers and counselors but struggle to find money to hire them

    The News & Observer | 05/24/2017

  • Buncombe mom criticizes ‘lunch shaming’ at school

    Asheville Citizen-Times | 05/24/2017

  • Preparing Graduates to Meet STEM Needs and Opportunities

    Education Week | 05/24/2017

These are the sources EdNC checks every day: The New York Times, Education Week, The Washington Post, The Hechinger Report, Inside Higher Ed, Education Next, Vox, Governing, NPR Ed, The News & Observer and Wake Ed Blog, The Charlotte Observer, Carolina Public Press, The Asheville Citizen-Times, The Winston-Salem Journal, The Fayetteville Observer, The Greenville Daily Reflector, Wilmington-Star News, The Hickory Daily Record, The Durham Herald-Sun, The Greensboro News & Record, The Lexington Dispatch, FOX Breaking News, WRAL, WUNC Radio, The Associated Press, State Government Radio, The Governor’s News, The Lieutenant Governor’s News, The N.C. General Assembly’s News, DPI’s News, The Carolina Journal, NC Policy Watch, and NC SPIN. If you have a source you’d like us to consider or an article you think needs to be included, email

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