February 24, 2020

This week, February 24-28, is Public Schools Week. You can follow on Twitter using #PublicSchoolsWeek #PublicSchoolProud. Check out this graphic from the National Superintendents Roundtable, called “Giving Schools an Honest Grade.” Celebrate by sharing Robert’s incredible article about Principal Hopkins and Ann McColl’s resource on the Leandro litigation.Thank you all for your support of our students and our schools!

Next week, March 2-6, is Statistics in Schools Week: Everyone Counts! Teachers, heads up, as a key part of this week, the Census is asking every teacher in the country to distribute the SIS take-home flyer to every student in their school on the final day of SIS Week, March 6. This flyer, available in English and 12 additional languages, explains to adults the importance of the 2020 Census and how to count every child in their home. Here are the pre-K materials.


  • In College and Homeless

    The New York Times | 02/20/2020

  • James Sprunt Community College and East Carolina University partner on $10,000 teaching scholarship

    WCTI | 02/17/2020

  • South By Southwest Education Preview

    The 74 Million | 02/20/2020

  • FOR MY WONKS | Comprehensive Accounting of Census-Guided Federal Spending

    GW Institute of Public Policy | 02/01/2020

  • States to Schools: Teach Reading the Right Way

    Education Week | 02/20/2020

  • NCSSM-Morganton delays first residential class by one year due to state budget impasse

    NCSSM | 02/21/2020

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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