Thursday, February 23, 2017

The North Carolina House will take up House Bill 6 today. The bill would establish a joint legislative task force on education finance reform. The House meets tomorrow at 10:30 A.M.  Listen online here: http://www.ncleg.net/Audio/Audio.html 

See our previous coverage of the topic here: https://www.ednc.org/2017/02/15/house-committee-considers-creating-funding-formula-task-force/

Here is a link to the bill: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2017&BillID=H6

Alex will be in Greene County and Liz will be with the Lt. Governor in Apex at Oakview Elementary School to celebrate National Digital Learning Day.


  • Forsyth County teachers group asks school system to strengthen protections for undocumented students

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 02/21/2017

  • Spellings says U.S. should keep promise to immigrant students

    The News & Observer | 02/22/2017

  • Trump administration rolls back protections for transgender students

    The Washington Post | 02/22/2017

  • Governor lays out teacher pay plan during Wilmington visit

    The Wilmington Star News | 02/22/2017

  • ‘Alternative’ Education: Using Charter Schools to Hide Dropouts and Game the System

    ProPublica and USA Today | 02/21/2017

  • More Meck families choose charters, but CMS still dominates the school choice market

    The Charlotte Observer | 02/22/2017

  • 5 Million English Language Learners: A Vast Pool Of Talent, At Risk

    nprEd | 02/23/2017


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 mrash@ednc.org.


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