Monday, September 4, 2017

On this Labor Day and every day, we honor our teachers, who work tirelessly to create educational opportunities for our students, investing their time, talent, and energy in our future workforce. 

The NC State Board of Education will meet this week. Here is the agenda for September 6 and September 7.

The Public School Forum of NC is seeking nominations for individuals to be highlighted on its weekly statewide TV show, Education Matters. Nominees could be principals, superintendents, teachers, teacher assistants, guidance counselors, parents, students, business leaders, community volunteers, afterschool providers, and the list goes on! To nominate someone, please fill out the form here.

The Public School Forum’s Beginning Teacher Leadership Network (BTLN) is currently recruiting teachers in Cabarrus, Carteret, Mecklenburg, Onslow, Union, and Wake counties for the 2017-18 cohort. Applications are open through September 8, 2017. To apply for the 2017-18 Beginning Teacher Leadership Network, click here.

  • Chance The Rapper is starting a new awards show for teachers

    AV Club | 09/02/2017

  • Trump Seriously Considering Ending DACA, With 6-Month Delay

    The New York Times | 09/03/2017

  • Boot camps for tots: Kindergarten orientation provides a head start

    The Washington Post | 09/03/2017


    Brookings | 08/31/2017

  • Let Schools Judge Teachers

    U.S. News & World Report | 08/29/2017

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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