Monday, March 31, 2015

Here is the agenda for the State Board of Education meeting on April 1.

Here is the agenda for the State Board of Education meeting on April 2.



In case you missed it last week, Brookings released the 2015 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning?: Part I: Girls, Boys, and Reading; Part II: Measuring Effects of the Common Core; and Part III: Student Engagement.



  • Poverty stricken Guilford County schools face large cuts

    The Greensboro News & Record | 03/29/2015

  • Free thought in AP US History must be protected

    The Guilfordian | 03/27/2015

  • Bill would limit political activity by school employees

    The Burlington Times-News | 03/27/2015

  • Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies charter school pitched to public

    The Elizabeth City Daily Advance | 03/28/2015

  • GPS systems save schools money, boost accountability

    The Wilmington Star News | 03/30/2015

  • Supply in demand: Hicks offers love, learning utensils for students

    The Hickory Daily Record | 03/30/2015

  • Teachers, legislator spar

    The Hickory Daily Record | 03/29/2015

  • Overcrowding at schools discussed

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 03/29/2015

  • Tears for education

    The Greensboro News & Record | 03/29/2015

  • Wake County cuts schools from Title I funding

    The News & Observer | 03/29/2015

  • McInnis bids for 15-point scale

    The Laurinburg Exchange | 03/28/2015

  • New Research Underscores K-12 Shift From Print to Digital Materials

    Education Week | 03/26/2015

  • Heavier Homework Load Linked to Lower Math, Science Performance, Study Says

    Education Week | 03/26/2015

  • Early assessment of Common Core standards shows small gains

    The Hechinger Report | 03/30/2015

  • You’ve heard the phrase ‘college and career readiness.’ But what exactly is it?

    The Washington Post | 03/30/2015

  • Push for Private Options in Education Gains Momentum

    The Wall Street Journal | 03/27/2015

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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