Friday, December 30, 2016

State government is keeping us busy this holiday season. Here is an update from Alex Granados:

After the Republican-led General Assembly voted into law House Bill 17 earlier this month, which transfers certain powers from the State Board of Education to the state Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Board filed a lawsuit this week in a Wake County Superior Court and a judge has halted the transfer of powers until a hearing next week.



  • NC principals could see salary increases and bonuses if some legislators have their way

    The News & Observer | 12/29/2016

  • Buckle up: Here are 5 huge challenges looming for CMS in 2017

    The Charlotte Observer | 12/29/2016

  • CPCC’s new president called ‘a visionary'

    The Charlotte Observer | 12/29/2016

  • Federal Report Recommends Schools Teach Grit

    WUNC | 12/29/2016

  • Education Week’s Photos of the Year for 2016

    Education Week | 12/23/2016

  • For patients at Brenner, school is often what the doctor orders

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 12/30/2016

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