Friday, February 6, 2015

Part of our job at is to let you know how issues are covered in newspapers across our state.  Yesterday, the state released letter grades for schools.  Read my take on lower letter grades here.  EdNC’s news story and videos of the release are here.  In the news aggregation today, you can see the headlines from across the state.

  • NC public school letter grades reflect wealth of students' families

    The News & Observer | 02/05/2015

  • Fewer than half of CMS schools make an A or B under new state letter grades

    The Charlotte Observer | 02/05/2015

  • Schools in Orange County earn mostly A, B and C grades from new review

    The News & Observer | 02/05/2015

  • Mostly B's and C's for Asheville, Buncombe schools

    The Asheville Citizen-Times | 02/05/2015

  • REPORT CARD: 53.7% of Durham schools earn Ds, Fs

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 02/05/2015

  • Mostly Cs, Ds for schools

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 02/05/2015

  • Majority of Wake County schools get A or B on new state report card

    The News & Observer | 02/05/2015

  • Three schools earn As in Cumberland County, and one school gets an F, under new grading measure

    The Fayetteville Observer | 02/05/2015

  • School report cards: Find out how your school ranked

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 02/05/2015

  • Majority of area schools earn C or higher in state grading

    The Wilmington Star News | 02/05/2015

  • School report cards: Did local schools pass or fail?

    The Hickory Daily Record | 02/05/2015

  • Rockingham schools mostly pass

    The Greensboro News & Record | 02/05/2015

  • Guilford grades improve if student growth carries more weight

    The Greensboro News & Record | 02/05/2015

  • Most schools receive C grades on state report card

    The Lexington Dispatch | 02/05/2015

  • 29-Percent of North Carolina Public Schools Rated 'D' Or 'F'

    WUNC Radio | 02/05/2015

  • State releases first school report cards

    WRAL | 02/05/2015

  • Fewer Top Graduates Want to Join Teach for America

    The New York Times | 02/05/2015

  • Red Flags Raised on Plan to Let Title I Aid Follow Students: Element in ESEA bill riles up voucher foes

    Education Week | 02/04/2015

  • U.S. Department of Education Remakes School Improvement Grant Program

    Education Week | 02/05/2015

  • Spotlight on Jeb Bush's K-12 Group as New Chief Takes Over

    Education Week | 02/04/2015

  • What can we learn from the badging movement?

    The Hechinger Report | 02/05/2015

  • Coursera, K12, Inc. Make Bold Moves to Drive Learning

    Education Next | 02/05/2015

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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