Monday, October 30, 2017

One of our colleagues, Jonathan Kappler, is now the executive director of the NC Free Enterprise Foundation. Get to know him in this WUNC podcast. NCFEF updates a “what we wre reading” page daily. Kappler also provides a short video review of the key political headlines and issues of the day here.

The Bi-Annual Planning and Work Session of the N.C. State Board of Education will be held on October 31 and November 1. The monthly meeting will be held on November 2.

The Joint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform also will meet on November 1 at 10am in 544 LOB. 

  • REPORT: A Bipartisan Case for Early Childhood Development

    Bipartisan Policy Center | 10/26/2017

  • Lack of wealth hurting rural school districts

    The Warren Record | 10/25/2017

  • “Schools are segregated because white people want them that way"

    Vox | 10/26/2017

  • All over the map: More N.C. students are choosing out-of-state colleges

    The Greensboro News & Record | 10/28/2017

  • Taste test promotes making healthy eating choices

    The Warren Record | 10/25/2017

  • Here’s why some think ‘innocence is at risk’ in Charlotte schools

    The Charlotte Observer | 10/27/2017

  • For her, teaching kids to read goes beyond the classroom and into families’ living rooms

    The News & Observer | 10/27/2017

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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