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April 23, 2020

We expect big announcements today about schooling in North Carolina moving forward.

The N.C. State Board of Education is meeting today at 10am. Alex and I will be listening in.

The Governor will follow up with a briefing at 3pm. I’ll be listening in to that too.

Later today, EdNC’s Molly Osborne and our colleagues at Public Impact will release a database we have been working on in a design sprint for about two weeks. Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, the Center for Reinventing Public Education started a national database on district responses to school closure. In version 1.0 of our database, we’ve collected information for all 115 districts. Version 2.0, which will be released next month, will include superintendent responses to a survey, and we will add all 58 community colleges to the database. Be on the look out. In the meantime…

Here is the website for CRPE.

Here is more information about CRPE. According to the website, the organization works towards the “systemic improvement in American public education so that every student is prepared to solve tomorrow’s challenges.”

Here is information about the CRPE database.

Here is CRPE’s database.


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Mebane Rash

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

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