Monday, February 19, 2018

Next week, Liz will cover the Governor’s Commission on Leandro on Tuesday and the Joint Legislative Study Committee on the Division of Local School Administrative Units on Wednesday. Alex will cover the Joint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform on Thursday.

These are the dates for the next N.C. State Board of Education meetings:

  • Feb. 28 – March 1, 2018
  • April 4 – 5, 2018
  • May 1 – 3, 2018 (includes spring planning session)

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership has revised its submission guidelines for its Journal of Interdisciplinary Teacher Leadership (JoITL), an online peer-reviewed publication featuring original work on research, professional learning, and leadership in K-12 education.



  • Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

    National Association of School Psychologists | 02/19/2018

  • The Power of Teacher Expectations

    EducationNext | 11/29/2017

  • Developmental Education: An Introduction for Policymakers

    Education Commission of the States | 02/12/2018

  • How Republicans have reshaped education in North Carolina

    The News & Observer | 02/15/2018


    PBS Independent Lens | 02/19/2018

  • New approaches help revive century-old idea of soft skills training: "Sometimes being successful in life comes down to simply showing up."

    The Hickory Daily Record | 02/17/2018

  • How Medicaid became a go-to funder for schools

    The Mercury News | 02/12/2018

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

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