Thursday, April 30, 2015

A new report by the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College, Columbia University, calls on policymakers to focus on diversity in early education.

The University of North Carolina-CH will examine food and food studies as its 2015-17 university-wide academic theme. Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives will challenge all areas of the University to examine wide-ranging topics from food cultures and nutrition, to food security, world hunger, agricultural economics, resource management, sustainable development, climate change and international trade, according to the press release.

  • Student’s bobcat bill approved by N.C. House

    Rocky Mount Telegram |

  • NC House OKs changes for student testing, school grades

    The News & Observer | 04/29/2015

  • Senate Bill Would Restore Charter School Funding: Measure would stop school districts from blocking charters' access to some local public money

    The Carolina Journal | 04/29/2015

  • Senate to vote on teaching gold standard

    WRAL | 04/28/2015

  • Tuesday Wrap: The Late Show

    WRAL | 04/28/2015

  • Many 8th graders score poorly on US history, civics exam

    WRAL | 04/29/2015

  • Teaching positions are on the chopping block, teacher assistant positions may disappear

    The Haywood Mountaineer | 04/29/2015

  • Will parents have to pay for driver’s ed? Funding for next year uncertain

    The High Point Enterprise | 04/28/2015

  • Segregation of the nation’s children starts with preschool, new report finds

    The Washington Post | 04/29/2015

  • Freddie Gray’s rough Baltimore streets shaped my fight for school choice

    The Hechinger Report | 04/29/2015

  • Why Our 19th Century Education System Belongs in the Museum

    EducationNext | 04/29/2015

  • School Closures, Student Learning, and the New System of Schools

    EducationNext | 04/29/2015

  • Groups Pledge $100 Million to Expand Access and Equity to AP, IB Courses

    Education Week | 04/29/2015

  • American students might be better at math than you think

    Vox | 04/27/2015

  • Estimates Emerge on Number of Students With Same-Sex Parents

    Education Week | 04/29/2015

  • CMS would have trouble meeting state online testing requirement

    The Charlotte Observer | 04/30/2015

  • House approves weak school calendar bill

    WRAL | 04/29/2015

  • N.C. Lawmakers Push Several Education Bills Before Legislative Deadline

    WUNC Radio | 04/30/2015

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