Equity + Education

Last night, EducationNC convened many in our community to hear four men of color talk about equity + education and reshaping philanthropy. My thanks to all of you for building this safe + brave space with us. Check out my Twitter @Mebane_Rash to weigh in. 

Due to the impact of the storm on North Carolina’s public school systems, the CASMT application submission deadline has been extended to Oct. 1, 2018. We will continue to monitor recovery efforts and provide updates based on the status of school system closings. The Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers, or CASMT, is a five-year award available to outstanding science and/or mathematics teachers in North Carolina public schools. Funding provides $175,000 during the grant period ($35,000 per year) to eligible teachers who have demonstrated knowledge of science and/or mathematics content and have outstanding performance records in educating children. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund will support up to six CASMT awards with annual installments as noted above. Electronic applications only will be accepted. Get more information here

  • A benefit of free lunch for all: fewer students get repeatedly suspended, new study suggests

    Chalkbeat | 09/19/2018

  • VIDEO: Learn more about microschools and microsocieties

    Microsociety | 11/26/2017

  • Submerged by Florence, North Carolina’s Rural Towns Fight for Attention

    The New York Times | 09/20/2018

  • Multiple Measurements to Predict Success

    Inside Higher Ed | 09/20/2018

  • REPORT: The promise of free college (and its potential pitfalls)

    Brookings | 09/20/2018

  • At least 8 states this year have passed laws related to youth suicide prevention

    EducationDIVE | 09/20/2018

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 mrash@ednc.org.

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