Monday, May 21, 2018

The House convenes at noon. The Senate convenes at 7pm.

According to the Insider, Sen. Jeff Jackson, D-Mecklenburg, will hold a press conference in the press room of the legislature “joined by Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools officials and the N.C. School Boards Association to discuss House Bill 514, which would allow municipalities to operate charter schools. Former legislative attorney Gerry Cohen will present a report on the legislation.”

The Public School Forum is accepting applications for the 2018-19 cohort of the North Carolina Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). Application information for both EPFP Central and EPFP West can be found online. Applications are due by June 30, 2017. 

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Science and Math Teachers (CASMT) application are available online as of today, Monday, May 21. The Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers is a five-year award available to outstanding science and/or mathematics teachers in the North Carolina public primary and secondary schools. The purpose of this award is to recognize teachers who have demonstrated solid knowledge of science and/or mathematics content and have outstanding performance records in educating children. The deadline for submission is September 24, 2018.

 

 


  • North Carolina Teachers Protest, Exposing a Rural-Urban Divide

    The Wall Street Journal | 05/16/2018

  • The Week Ahead in Education Politics: Last Efforts to Expand School Choice in Defense Bill Take Shape, DeVos Goes to the Hill for First Testimony Before House Ed Committee

    The 74 Million | 05/18/2018

  • Standards panel requiring training by school-based officers

    AP: The Greensboro News & Record | 05/18/2018

  • Teachers make plea for support, not sympathy

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 05/20/2018

  • New president named for Pitt Community College

    The Greenville Daily Reflector | 05/18/2018

  • Threat of Child Suicide Is Highest During the School Year, Study Finds

    Education Week | 05/17/2018


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