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Thursday, January 7, 2016

The National Education Policy Center seeks to identify and recognize excellent public high schools that actively strive to close opportunity gaps by engaging in practices that build on students’ strengths, thereby creating engaging and supported learning opportunities for all their students. The Schools of Opportunity that they recognize will serve as models, informing and inspiring the efforts of educators and communities throughout the US to become high schools that promote both excellence and equity. The application is open to any school serving at least grades 10 through 12, and it is due January 20.

North Carolina receives a C- in Education Week’s 2016 State Report Cards.

The North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board will meet next Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 11-12, in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. The meeting will be audio streamed for those who cannot attend. Here is the tentative agenda.


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Mebane Rash

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

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