Friday, March 27, 2015

EdNC continues our road trip to Western North Carolina today.  Mebane will be visiting Cherokee Central School, a tribally operated school under a grant from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Department of Education.


Here is the NC State Board of Education March Newsletter.

Here is the latest What’s New at DPI.


This is the Hechinger Report’s latest letter in a series between Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY, and Jayne Ellspermann, principal of West Port High School in Ocala, FL, about the Common Core:  Common Core tests went smoothly in Florida, despite sensational media claims.



  • How money is corrupting charter school purpose

    The News & Observer | 03/25/2015

  • Bill would limit political activity by teachers

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 03/27/2015

  • Authorities probe attack on Brunswick schools internet

    Wilmington Star News | 03/26/2015

  • Is It Ever Appropriate to Close a School?

    Education Week | 03/19/2015

  • Why Are Schools Closed, and What Should Happen Next?

    Education Week | 03/24/2015

  • How do schools respond to competition? Not as you might expect.

    The Washington Post | 03/26/2015

  • FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core

    AP: WRAL | 03/27/2015

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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