Thursday, June 7, 2018

Today the House convenes at 11am, and the Senate convenes at noon.

School and District Leaders: Apply now for the TrueSchool Fellowship Experience. The application is due June 15, 2018.

Please join the myFutureNC Commission in Kannapolis on June 14th to share your thoughts and ideas about strengthening educational and economic opportunities for your community.

Drop in at any time: We will share information on the commission at 2:30 pm, meet in small groups for discussion at 3:00 pm, and hold a panel discussion on the K-12 through community college perspective at 4:15 pm. RSVP for the afternoon’s listening session here

After the listening session, EducationNC will be hosting a gathering at restaurant Forty Six. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with the event at 6:00 pmFood and drink will be provided. We invite you to come talk with our Reach NC Voices team and tell us what “Attaining the Dream” in North Carolina means to you.

  • State officials visit charter school, discuss STEM

    The Elizabeth City Daily Advance | 06/06/2018

  • How Many Teachers Are Chronically Absent From Class in Your State?

    Education Week | 06/05/2018

  • 50-State Comparison: State Kindergarten-Through-Third-Grade Policies

    Education Commission of the States | 06/06/2018

  • State Kindergarten and K-3 Policies: State Profile - North Carolina

    Education Commission of the States | 06/06/2018

  • How a North Carolina District Is Using ESSA’s Support for Family Engagement to Give Students 120,000 Books to Help Combat Summer Slide

    The 74 Million | 06/06/2018

  • Advocates, parents call for more mental health services, reject idea of arming teachers

    EducationDIVE | 06/06/2018

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

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