Monday, May 4, 2015

NC State Board of Education is meeting in Greenville on May 4-6.

Agenda for May 4

Agenda for May 5

Agenda for May 6

The NC GreenPower Solar Schools pilot will provide matching funds to North Carolina K-12 schools who cannot afford solar technology, giving teachers valuable tools to educate students about renewable energy.

The grant is due by 5:00 pm EST on Monday, June 1, 2015.  Here is the application.


  • Education Is Political. Can Teachers Afford Not to Be?

    Education Week | 05/01/2015

  • Groups want school end dates out of NC lawmakers' hands

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 05/04/2015

  • Our future: Good for efforts to nurture women scientists

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 05/02/2015

  • Bill could pump up funds for charter schools

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 04/30/2015

  • More public dollars could be diverted from traditional schools to charter schools

    NC Policy Watch | 05/01/2015

  • Fix funding disparities between charter, traditional schools

    The News & Observer | 04/30/2015

  • Bills still alive for NC legislature’s session

    The News & Observer | 05/30/2015

  • The Plan To Give E-Books To Poor Kids

    NPR | 04/30/2015

  • Beaufort tech school reports data breach

    The News & Observer | 05/01/2015

  • SPCC-UCPS partnership aims to alleviate dropout rate

    Union County Weekly | 05/01/2015

  • Three GCS Schools Named 2015 NC Schools of Character

    WFMY | 05/01/2015

  • ‘This really isn’t kindergarten anymore’

    The Washington Post | 05/04/2015

  • School board to hold public hearing for 2015-16 budget

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 05/03/2015

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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