Tomorrow, Freebird, Julie, and I are heading to Mexico for our “Walk of Empathy” with 50 teachers from across North Carolina. Follow along at EdNC.org and on Twitter @Mebane_Rash, @FreebirdsShire, @twinologist.
Alex Granados will be doing the news ag each morning for the Editor’s Picks and Daily Digest until after the annual conference of the Governmental Research Association.
As always, thank you all for your support, and your public service to our students, our state, and our future. Mebane
What we're reading
Setting a North Star: Motivations, Implications, and Approaches to State Postsecondary Attainment GoalsAttainment goals can serve as a “north star” to guide states’ postsecondary policies, investments, and agendas. A look at the motivations, implications, and approaches states are taking to set and achieve these goals.... Read the rest
An Interview with Dr. David Tandberg: Vice President for Policy Research and Strategic Initiatives at the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association
REPORTING ON THE REPORT: Look at States' Progress on Degree-Attainment Goals
Should community colleges build housing?
3 million US students don't have home internet
Powerful House Subcommittee’s Probe Into Juul’s Marketing Practices Comes On Heels Of Senate Investigation
US News ranks best high schools in Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville metro areas