Friday, July 21, 2017

July 25 NC Virtual Public School Advisory Council to Meet: The North Carolina Virtual Public School Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting virtually on Tuesday, July 25, from 10 a.m. – noon. Agenda items include ad hoc committee updates, the NCVPS teacher evaluation process and spot check data, and legislative updates. The draft agenda is available here

July 27 is Deadline to Comment on Every Student Succeeds Act Draft State Plan: Educators, parents, students and other stakeholders of North Carolina’s public schools are reminded that July 27 is the last day to comment on the draft North Carolina Consolidated State Plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA State Plan). 


  • Are We Asking Enough of High School Graduates?

    Education Week | 07/19/2017

  • Community Schools: Models and Approaches

    Institute for Education Policy | 07/15/2017

  • School Interventions That Work: Targeted Support for Low-Performing Students

    Alliance for Excellent Education | 07/18/2017

  • D.C. council member seeks ways to reduce student suspensions

    The Washington Post | 07/20/2017

  • Schools collect more data, but how is it used?

    Hechinger Report | 07/19/2017

  • CMS still needs 280 teachers – and officials say that’s not as bad as it sounds

    The Charlotte Observer | 07/20/2017

  • Fewer kids in NC are attending traditional public schools. What does that mean?

    The News & Observer | 07/20/2017

  • Hickory Career and Arts Magnet sets standard for NC at SkillsUSA championships

    The Hickory Daily Record | 07/15/2017

  • How Teachers Are Taught

    The Atlantic | 07/21/2017

  • The 74 Interview: You Don’t Think Your Child Is Average & Harvard’s Todd Rose Doesn’t Either

    The 74 Million | 07/18/2017

  • Building better preschools—but for which kids?

    Brookings | 07/20/2017

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