Thursday, September 17, 2015

Ann Doss Helms at The Charlotte Observer has written an important article about why it is going to be even more difficult going forward to calculate student poverty: Squishy numbers: Why it’s harder than ever to talk about poverty in CMS


  • Common Core, Choice, and a Teenage Clockmaker Highlight Ed. in GOP Debates

    Education Week | 09/17/2015

  • Trump criticizes Bush for supporting Common Core

    The Washington Post | 09/16/2015

  • KIPP’s explosive growth came with slight dip in performance, study says

    The Washington Post | 09/17/2015

  • can u fix education w/ txts?

    The Hechinger Report | 09/16/2015

  • Dress Code Drama: What's A Principal To Do?

    nprEd | 09/16/2015

  • College Access Index, 2015: The Details

    The Upshot: The New York Times | 09/16/2015

  • NC budget leaves hundreds of teacher jobs uncertain

    The Charlotte Observer | 09/16/2015

  • Senate and House leaders praise education decisions, rush to meet Friday’s budget deadline

    NC Policy Watch | 09/16/2015

  • Schools in Irving, Texas, Feared Islam Well Before They Thought Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock Was a Bomb

    Schooled: Slate | 09/16/2015

  • Why Teachers Aren’t Getting Their Pensions

    The Atlantic | 09/16/2015

  • Report: Want More Racially Diverse Educators? Then It Is Time To Improve Teacher Working Conditions

    The Huffington Post | 09/16/2015

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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