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Monday, June 1, 2015

The State Board of Education meets this week. Here is the agenda for Wednesday. Here is the agenda for Thursday.

The Public School Forum of North Carolina is accepting applications for the NC Education Policy Fellowship Program,often called EPFP. Here is more information.

2015-16 is the inaugural year of EPFP West an expansion of EPFP to Western North Carolina made possible through a U.S. Department of Education GEAR UP grant awarded to Appalachian State University. GEAR UP is a national initiative designed to increase the number of low-income students prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Those who live or work in the following counties may apply to EPFP West: Alleghany, Ashe, Burke, Clay, Graham, Madison, Rutherford, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey. Here is more information.

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Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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