Friday, April 3, 2015

DPI issued a press release: NC RECEIVES ALL As FOR ITS PROFICIENCY STANDARDS FOR K-12 READING AND MATH; EDUCATION NEXT JOURNAL STUDIED RIGOR OF STATE STANDARDS AGAINST NAEP

The Education Trust released a report entitled, “FUNDING GAPS 2015: TOO MANY STATES STILL SPEND LESS ON EDUCATING STUDENTS WHO NEED THE MOST.”

A new report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation finds that state education policies are failing bright, low-income students. Not one state gets an A. NC gets a B-.

The Center for Evaluation & Education Policy released a report entitled, “Mapping the Growth of Statewide Voucher Programs in the United States.”

NCSBE v. NC and NC Rules Review Commission, 14 CVS 14791, is set for motions to be heard on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. in Wake County Civil Superior Court.

The Board of Governors materials for the meeting on April 9-10, 2015 are now available.


  • I quit teaching because I love children

    The Smoky Mountain News | 04/01/2015

  • McCrory tours charter school with national for-profit charter chain exec Jonathan Hage

    NC Policy Watch | 04/02/2015

  • Young Inmates To Have More Educational Options

    WUNC Radio | 04/02/2015

  • Wake seeks waiver on some state final exams

    The News & Observer | 04/01/2015

  • Editorial: Pending departure of veteran teacher underscores need for better pay

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 04/01/2015

  • Hispanic increases help drive CMS growth

    The Charlotte Observer | 04/02/2015

  • How schools can lower suspension rates and raise graduation rates

    The Hechinger Report | 04/02/2015

  • There’s a Big Hole in How Teachers Build Skills, and Pinterest Is Helping Fill It

    Slate: Schooled | 04/02/2015

  • Latino children’s language skills are lagging by age 2, study says

    The Washington Post | 04/02/2015


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