Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Today, Citizen Schools is hosting 250 leaders, policymakers, and practitioners in Washington, DC for the Meet in the Middle: Expanded Learning Summit. The summit will tackle a range of topics, including sustainable funding, school district and local initiatives, state and federal policy, mentorship, STEM and summer learning opportunities.

You can watch many of the session live at www.expandedlearningsummit.org/watchlive. Join the conversation by tweeting using the #ExpandLearning2015.  

Here is the agenda.  

  • Making sure hungry NC kids get food this summer

    The News & Observer | 04/17/2015

  • Cary officials school Wake commissioners on need for more classrooms

    WRAL | 04/20/2015

  • Wake County school board to review budget, hold public hearing

    The News & Observer | 04/21/2015

  • Teacher Layoffs Are Coming, and It’s the Great Recession’s Fault

    EducationNext | 04/19/2015

  • Partisanship and Public Opinion on the Common Core

    EducationNext | 04/20/2015

  • GOP Senators in White House Race Could Complicate K-12 Debate

    Education Week | 04/20/2015

  • Teachers’ Unions Fight Standardized Testing, and Find Diverse Allies

    The New York Times | 04/21/2015

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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