Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lots of budget perspectives for you to mull over in today’s news aggregation. The budget is calendared for debate today in the House.  The House convenes at 10am.  You can listen in to the debate here.

Here is a news story about Cape Hatteras Secondary School, the school feature in EdNC’s Live United.

Here is a news story about another book, Kite Runner, that has been challenged in Asheville.


  • With money on hand, education funding tops House budget agenda

    The News & Observer | 05/19/2015

  • NC House budget tweaked to address energy credits, UNC funds

    The Greensboro News & Record | 05/20/2015

  • NC Senate should give ground on House budget proposal

    The News & Observer | 05/19/2015

  • House Touts Some Good Education Ideas

    The Carolina Journal | 05/21/2015

  • Five things missing from the House budget

    NC Policy Watch | 05/20/2015

  • Charter school chairman defends high salary for new administrator

    New Bern Sun Journal | 05/19/2015

  • ‘Opt Out’ Becomes Anti-Test Rallying Cry in New York State

    The New York Times | 05/20/2015

  • Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions

    The New York Times | 05/20/2015

  • Where are all the women in engineering?

    The Hechinger Report | 05/21/2015

  • Why we should diversify the overwhelming white U.S. teaching force -- and how

    The Washington Post | 05/20/2015

  • U.S. public schools report fewer violent incidents

    The Washington Post | 05/20/2015

  • To Boost Reading Skills, Restore the Liberal Arts to Elementary School

    EducationNext | 05/20/2015

  • CMS relies on about 550 subs each day

    The Charlotte Observer | 05/21/2015

  • UNC search panel debates how to identify next leader

    The News & Observer | 05/20/2015

  • My Brother’s Keeper Is Great, But What About the Girls?

    Governing | 05/15/2015

  • Washington’s Education Stalemate: Why improving our schools looks hopeless on Capitol Hill

    Governing |

  • Ask a Teacher: What Do You Do When a Student’s Question Stumps You?

    Slate: Schooled | 05/20/2015

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

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