Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee meets today at 10am in 643 LOB. Here is the agenda. You can listen in here.

Frank Stasio will be talking about charter schools on The State of Things today at noon on WUNC.

Education Week’s Politics K-12 blog has posted five facts about each of the presidential candidates.


  • GOP-led states increasingly taking control from local school boards

    The Washington Post | 02/01/2016

  • Can We Predict Who Will Be a Great Teacher?

    EducationNext | 02/02/2016

  • A Failing Grade for K-12 State Takeovers

    Education Week | 01/26/2016

  • The Science Of Getting Kids Organized

    nprEd | 02/02/2016

  • NC Senate leader scrutinizes education department spending

    The News & Observer | 02/01/2016

  • Eddie Goodall, longtime charter advocate, hands off group leadership

    The Charlotte Observer | 02/01/2016

  • State Pre-K Funding Increases For Fourth Year Straight: NC Declines

    ECS Report: Education Week | 01/29/2016

  • Education Department Tells States: If Students Don't Take Tests, You Will Lose Funding

    The Huffington Post | 01/28/2016

  • Hunger pangs: Program would help feed students in summer

    The Kinston Free Press | 01/30/2016

  • When education is based on politics, paranoia and propaganda

    The News & Observer | 01/29/2016

  • Schools eyeing regional summit to raise profile in Raleigh

    The Elizabeth City Daily Advance | 01/31/2016

  • Perils And Promise: Rural Students And Access To Advanced Placement

    WUNC Radio | 02/01/2016

  • Misusing or misunderstanding? Berger, Atkinson spar over literacy funding

    WRAL | 02/01/2016


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