Monday, February 2, 2015

The NC State Board of Education will meet on Wednesday and Thursday, February 4-5, 2015.

Here is the agenda for Wednesday.

Here is the agenda for Thursday.

Background information about the letter grades for schools that will be released on Thursday, February 5, 2015, in a press conference after the board meeting can be found here.

  • 2015′s Cities with the Most & Least Efficient Spending on Education

    WalletHub | 01/30/2015

  • America’s new aristocracy: As the importance of intellectual capital grows, privilege has become increasingly heritable

    The Economist | 01/24/2015

  • School Reform Fails the Test: How can our schools get better when we’ve made our teachers the problem and not the solution?

    The American Scholar | 02/01/2015

  • What makes a great teacher

    Ellie Herman in The Washington Post | 02/02/2015

  • What We’re Watching: A Conversation With US Senator Tim Scott – The School Choice Journey

    EducationNext | 01/27/2015

  • Cursive handwriting is useless, but politicians want students to learn it anyway

    Vox | 02/01/2015

  • Wake schools providing less information on new principals

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 02/01/2015

  • Pitt County Schools requesting budget increase

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 02/01/2015

  • 10 facts you may not know about Rockingham County schools

    The Greensboro News & Record | 02/01/2015

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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