Thursday, February 22, 2018

According to the 74 Million, Axios Executive Editor Mike Allen is sitting down with a trio of governors spanning the country and the political spectrum Friday, leading individual conversations with Govs. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Roy Cooper (D-NC), and Butch Otter (R-ID) about states’ responsibilities in raising the academic bar for students and exploring what methods are proving successful in lifting student achievement. Doors open in Washington, D.C. at 7:30 a.m. on Friday.

Learn more about the newly announced States Leading campaign here. According to Jeremy Anderson at the Education Commission of the States, “The States Leading campaign will highlight and celebrate the progress states are making to improve education for all students across the country. Through social media, weekly email updates and events, the campaign will feature innovative state policies and share stories of the promising practices underway in classrooms today.”

The Joint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform meets today at 10am in 544 LOB.

The NC Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission is meeting on Friday at 9am.


  • The State of Education in North Carolina: Funding Choices for Low-Income Kids, the Vast Rural-Urban Divide, a New Turnaround District & More

    The 74 Million | 02/21/2018

  • How Governors (including NC) Aim to ‘Raise the Bar’ on American Education: The 74 & Walton Family Foundation to Present Axios Live Event This Friday

    The 74 Million | 02/21/2018

  • SECU To Allocate Nearly $5 Million For ‘People Helping People’ Scholarships

    CU Today | 02/20/2018

  • Helen Ladd, et al.: Evidence should inform but not drive decision making

    Brookings | 02/22/2018

  • WEBINAR: The Top 5 School Operations Management Trends for 2018

    District Administration | 02/27/2018

  • High School Diploma Options That Meet Federal Graduation Rate Calculation Requirements

    Education Commission of the States | 02/15/2018

  • ICYMI: Broadband needs a level playing field

    Carolina Commentary | 01/09/2018

  • Yes, Teacher Turnover Can Be a Problem. But New Federal Data Show It’s Far From a National Crisis

    EducationNext | 02/22/2018

  • Trauma Bags And Armed Guards: Securing Schools Without Creating A Fortress

    nprEd | 02/21/2018

  • Leaders to learn from 2018

    Education Week | 02/21/2018

  • Connect-Text: Leveraging Text-Message Communication to Mitigate Chronic Absenteeism and Improve Parental Engagement in the Earliest Years of Schooling

    Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk | 02/15/2018


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