School safety and Innovative School District decision on the docket
At today’s State Board of Education meeting, Board members will vote on the selection of Carver Heights Elementary School to join the Innovative School District. Follow Senior Reporter Alex Granados on Twitter at @agranadoster for updates. Read his story about yesterday’s discussion of the selection here.
The House Select Committee on School Safety will be meeting today at 1 p.m. Follow Alex on Twitter from updates from there, as well.
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Shortage of special educators adds to classroom pressures
Education Week | 12/05/2018
The number of special education teachers nationally has dropped by more than 17 percent over the past decade, a worrisome trend in a career path that has seen chronic shortages for years.... Read the rest
The lesson of the substitute teacher who stole Christmas
CNN | 12/05/2018
How Academic Standards Can Hold Students Back
Forbes | 12/05/2018
Making learning real: New website gives NC teachers access to business resources
The News & Observer | 12/05/2018
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