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  • As Graduation Rates Rise, Experts Fear Diplomas Come Up Short

    The New York Times | 12/26/2015

  • Top Education Stories of 2015: Education Week’s Most Viewed

    Education Week | 12/23/2015

  • Bill Gates keeps pushing Common Core, with big money (and a bid to get Charles Koch to like it)

    The Washington Post | 12/27/2015

  • First Book mixes market forces and philanthropy to help poor children

    The Washington Post | 12/27/2015

  • Top 10 education data stories of 2015

    The Hechinger Report | 12/28/2015

  • School Testing 2016: Same Tests, Different Stakes

    nprED | 12/28/2015

  • The Rise of Urban Public Boarding Schools

    The Atlantic | 12/26/2015

  • New data: 1 in 4 CMS students doesn’t speak English at home

    The Charlotte Observer | 12/27/2015

  • Tennessee plan examined as help for struggling schools

    The News & Observer | 12/25/2015

  • Wake County considers changing 12 schools to year-round calendar

    The News & Observer | 12/24/2015

  • National nonprofit lends its weight to CMS reading push

    The Charlotte Observer | 12/26/2015

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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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