Monday, September 14, 2015

CMS Superintendent Ann Clark is hosting the first in a series of “coffee and conversation” meetings on Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Reid Park Academy, 4108 W. Tyvola Road in Charlotte.

The N.C. Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for United Nations Women is hosting a learning and engagement luncheon on September 22, 2015: “Learn Like a Girl: Gender, Education, Empowerment.” Registration is open until September 20. The program features local, national and international policymakers whose work impacts educational opportunities for women and girls including Andrea Conner, founder of Learn and Lead Globally; Dr. June Atkinson, State Superintendent of the Public Schools of North Carolina and President of the Council of Chief State School Officers; and Josh Stein, North Carolina Senator and Minority Whip.

The National Coalition on School Diversity is hosting a conference in Washington, DC on September 24-25, 2015: 21st Century School Integration: Building the Movement for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Click here to see the agenda and register.


  • New online credential program aims to turn out 10,000 new teachers in the next five years

    The Hechinger Report | 09/11/2015

  • CMS student assignment and the public engagement puzzle

    The Charlotte Observer | 09/11/2015

  • Civil Wrongs: Federal equity initiative promotes paperwork, not equality

    EducationNext | 09/14/2015

  • Gaps in Earnings Stand Out in Release of College Data

    The Upshot: The New York Times | 09/13/2015

  • When “school choice” leads families to trade one bad school for another

    The Hechinger Report | 09/14/2015

  • Virtual charter schools offer students options

    The Wilmington Star-News | 09/13/2015

  • America’s Teaching Force, by the Numbers

    The Atlantic | 09/10/2015

  • ‘Serving Up School Lunches of Tomorrow’

    The New York Times | 09/08/2015

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