Monday, August 31, 2015

Check out this excellent article by reporter Marquita Brown of the Greensboro News & Record about the Newcomers School.

The State Board of Education is meeting this week. Here is the agenda for Wednesday. Here is the agenda for Thursday. The next round of schools grades will be released.

Here is a podcast from EducationNext comparing the EdNext poll to the PDK poll.

Also from EdNext, here is a virtual tour of the Success Academy Charter Schools in New York.


  • NC school grades, test scores and grad rates land this week

    The Charlotte Observer | 08/31/2015

  • Solid debut year led to DPS Superintent L’Homme's contract extension

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 08/31/2015

  • Tools for Tailored Learning May Expose Students’ Personal Details

    The New York Times | 08/30/2015

  • Negotiators brief reporters on NC budget progress

    The Raleigh News & Observer | 08/28/2015

  • Set high standards

    The Greensboro News & Record | 08/29/2015

  • Fixing failing schools

    NC Spin | 08/28/2015

  • Gene Nichol: NC teachers being ‘voluntarily exploited’

    The Raleigh News & Observer | 08/29/2015

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