Thursday, January 15, 2015

According to an analysis by Education Week, in North Carolina, “Nearly two-thirds of children between 3 and 6 years of age are attending school. The majority of those children are participating in either preschool (35 percent) or kindergarten (18 percent) programs, with smaller percentages enrolled in the early elementary grades. Thirty-seven percent of children in this age range are not in school. More than half (52 percent) of 3- and 4-year-olds are not in school. By contrast, only 8 percent of 5- and 6-year-olds are not enrolled in an education program. The majority of youngsters that age attend kindergarten.”  


  • Early-Childhood Education in the U.S.: An Analysis

    Education Week | 01/02/2015

  • An Education Agenda for 2015

    The Carolina Journal | 01/15/2015

  • NC Education Leaders Want To Cut End-Of-Grade Testing

    WUNC Radio | 01/14/2015

  • NC public universities eye tuition hikes after 1-year hiatus

    WRAL | 01/15/2015

  • With Common Core, More States Sharing Test Questions

    Education Week | 01/13/2015

  • REVIEW: The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education

    EducationNext | 01/15/2015

  • School district to stop interrogating Christian homeschool kids

    FOX News | 01/15/2015

  • City schools may create new elementary to handle growth

    Asheville Citizen-Times | 01/15/2015

  • 'It's a tough call today': How officials decided to delay, then close Forsyth schools

    Winston-Salem Journal | 01/15/2015


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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