Monday, August 17, 2015

Today there is a meeting of the Academic Standards Review Commission in the State Board of Education Meeting Room in the Education Building at 301 N. Wilmington Street in Raleigh from 1-5pm. Here are the meeting materials.

Here is an article by Lynn Bonner of The News & Observer about the meeting. As part of Bonner’s series, here is June Atkinson and here is Dan Forest on the Common Core.

  • Gene Nichol: The selfless NC teachers fighting to breach poverty’s barrier

    The News & Observer | 08/15/2015

  • Making sure children’s brains are kindergarten-ready

    The News & Observer | 08/14/2015

  • Fighting marketization in our education system

    The Charlotte Observer | 08/14/2015

  • General Assembly: 6 big undecided issues on slow march to adjournment

    The Charlotte Observer | 08/15/2015

  • Bill Would Let Charter Operators Take Over Worst Schools

    The Carolina Journal | 08/17/2015

  • Frustrated NC teacher pens open letter to lawmaker

    NC Policy Watch | 08/16/2015

  • What Should States Do About School Districts In Financial Trouble?

    Education Next | 08/17/2015

  • Academic expectations around the country, in two maps

    The Hechinger Report | 08/17/2015

  • Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree, Study Says

    The New York Times | 08/16/2015

  • Map: Neediest children in 41 states being shortchanged on school funding

    The 74 Million | 08/16/2015

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