Monday, May 2, 2016

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6, 2016. EdNC extends our thanks to teachers all across North Carolina. You are our everyday heroes.

The State Board of Education will meet next week, May 4-5, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. Here is the agenda for Wednesday. Here is the agenda for Thursday.

  • Is There A Better Way To Pay For America's Schools?

    NPR | 05/01/2016

  • A revealing new twist in the Common Core state standards controversy

    Washington Post | 04/30/2016

  • The 400,000 Latino Children Missing From the Census

    The Atlantic | 04/29/2016

  • Special-education report makes one thing clear: There‚Äôs a lack of clarity on the issue.

    Washington Post | 05/01/2016

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board will work on budget this week

    Charlotte Observer | 05/01/2016

  • Kennedy Charter will close in June after 18 years in Charlotte

    Charlotte Observer | 04/29/2016

  • Wake County high school students urge more guidance counselors

    News & Observer | 04/29/2016

  • Guilford leaders learn about work of early education teachers, low pay

    News & Record | 04/29/2016

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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