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.


  • Mississippi to open first early college program styled after schools in North Carolina

    The Hechinger Report | 05/31/2015

  • Blue-collar town leads Rhode Island’s tech-assisted learning revolution

    The Hechinger Report | 05/31/2015

  • VIDEO: Gov. Scott Walker on Improving Education

    EducationNext | 05/29/2015

  • Universal Basic Skills and Sustainable Development Goals

    EducationNext | 06/01/2015

  • Chris Christie, a onetime booster, now wants to dump the Common Core

    The Washington Post | 05/28/2015

  • New approach leads to drop in CMS suspensions

    The Charlotte Observer | 05/31/2015

  • Asheville students learning music, life skills

    The Asheville Citizen-Times | 05/31/2015

  • PHOTO ESSAY: Wilmington Early College High School graduation

    The Wilmington Star News | 06/01/2015

  • Human trafficking victims caught in cycle of deceit, abuse

    The Fayetteville Observer | 05/30/2015

  • CLOSING THE GAP: Black Girls Code launches in Durham

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 05/31/2015

  • Exploding Myths About Learning Through Gaming

    NPREd | 06/01/2015

  • You report the news: Washington Elementary celebrates literacy

    The Shelby Star | 05/29/2015

  • County commissioners make move to reduce board of education’s funding

    The Kinston Free Press | 05/30/2015

  • Board cares about UNC system, not political parties

    The Charlotte Observer | 05/30/2015

  • Book ruling at Orange County school vexes teacher, critics

    The News & Observer | 05/30/2015


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 mrash@ednc.org.


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