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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Here is a link to the A BILL To reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that every child achieves.

If you don’t want to read all 600 pages, here is the Senate summary of the bill.

Here is the agenda for the Charter School Advisory Board meeting on Monday, April 13, from 9am–3:20pm, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.

MeckEd will host Reps. Craig Horn and Tricia Cotham, and Sen. Jeff Jackson at the Stratford Richardson YMCA on Friday, April 10, from 8:00-9:30 a.m., for an update about the 2015 legislative session.

The latest letter in the series by The Hechinger Report between Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School in Rockville Centre, New York, and Jayne Ellspermann, principal of West Port High School in Ocala, Florida, about the Common Core: As testing begins, parental opposition to Common Core ramps up

NC Policy Watch has a new series of essays and blog posts authored by North Carolina leaders highlighting ways in which North Carolina public investments are falling short and where and how they can be improved. Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent of the Mooresville Graded School District, writes about “Raising the bar: Talk, trends and “trajectory” in public education.”

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Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.


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