From the state budget to Istation, lots of ed news updates today

The N.C. General Assembly is adjourned. The short session will convene on April 28, 2020 at noon.

The Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission (PEPSC) will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m. in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. The agenda is available online

The N.C. State Board of Community Colleges meets this Friday, January 17, 2020.

Here is a link to the report, “Releasing the floodgates of innovation,” on the Rowan-Salisbury School System.

  • Teacher, school worker raises on hold as Cooper veto holds

    WRAL | 01/14/2020

  • NC superintendent responds after state IT chief threatens to cancel his 'emergency' Istation contract

    WRAL | 01/14/2020

  • UPDATE ON THE IStation HEARING | Education staffer: NC superintendent's participation in reading contract process was odd

    WRAL | 01/14/2020

  • When NC Community College Students Face Roadblocks, There's A Grant For That

    WUNC | 01/14/2020

  • IN CHARLOTTE | Not Many Afterschool Programs Teach Social-Emotional Learning. Wings for Kids Does, and New Gold Standard Study Finds It’s Working for Low-Income Students

    The 74 | 01/13/2020

  • A Decade On, Has Common Core Failed?

    EducationNext | 01/14/2020

  • DeVos says Trump administration policies are 'empowering families'

    Fox News | 01/12/2020

  • Endgame: Can Literary Studies Survive?

    The Chronicle of Higher Education | 01/01/2020

  • From Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Reality to Peer-to-Peer Learning, 7 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2020

    The 74 | 01/14/2020

  • ANN DOSS HELMS REPORTS | There's A Reason This East Meck Classroom Has A Bed And Kitchen

    WFAE | 01/14/2020

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