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The State Board of Education will meet remotely today, Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:30 p.m. The meeting agenda is available online and includes a link to audio access for the meeting.


Remember our series on transfers from 2-year to 4-year institutions back in February before COVID-19?  From our colleagues at the Belk Center:

We are delighted to invite you to join us for our three-part Research-to-Practice webinar series on transfer students and equity. These hour-long discussions engage practitioners working with students in two- and four-year institutions with nationally recognized scholars studying transfer trends, with plenty of opportunity for participants to ask the panelists questions. 

1) Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2:00 pm EST – This webinar focuses on state and institutional policies that shape community college students’ ability to apply, afford and succeed in their transfer institutions.  Join us to get an inside view of evidence-based policy solutions from all over the US.  Register for the webinar and submit questions for our panelists here.

2) Wednesday, October 14, 2:00 pm EST – In this second discussion, we’ll delve into the latest data in transfer trends nationwide, with an eye toward equity.  We’ll also hear the results of longitudinal research on transfer student perspectives and apply those insights to current practice.  Register for this webinar and submit questions for our panelists here.  

3) Wednesday, October 21, 2:00 pm EST – This last webinar of this series looks at course mobility and optimal transfer pathways for degree completion. Learn from the experiences of community college professionals as they adapt institutional policies and practices to build student success.  Register for this webinar and submit questions for our panelist here.  

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Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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