Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Join us for A Carolina Food Summit, exploring the big issues facing our Carolina Foodways in Chapel Hill on September 28 and 29. Presented through a partnership between EdNC.org, the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation, TerraVita, and UNC Food For All and featuring 40 local experts, chefs, school nutrition directors, farmers, authors, folklorists and more. We will discuss how a vibrant local food economy can contribute to North Carolina and the impact on all of our children. Here is more information.

The Public School Forum’s Beginning Teacher Leadership Network is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year for Mecklenburg, Wake, and Union counties. Here is the application.

$500 teacher grants from SaveOnEnergy are available for teachers with lesson plans about energy or sustainability. The application is due on October 21. Here is more information.


  • Labor Day Is Now A Battleground In The Fight Over The School Calendar

    Think Progress | 09/05/2016

  • Reimagining the Modern Classroom

    The Atlantic | 09/02/2016

  • Commissioners vote to keep school employee supplements

    The Stokes News | 08/24/2016

  • Suspension center is a good strategy

    The Wilmington Star News | 09/04/2016

  • Are charter schools a panacea? State scores suggest not

    The Charlotte Observer | 09/02/2016

  • Hillary Clinton answers 10 questions on early education

    The Hechinger Report | 09/05/2016

  • Why the presidential election matters for immigrant students

    The Hechinger Report | 09/05/2016

  • 'The Extra Mile'

    Wake County Public School System | 09/01/2016

  • Making better use of data on free school lunches

    Brookings | 08/31/2016

  • School Nurses Can Be Mental Health 'Detectives' But They Need Help

    nprEd | 09/03/2016

  • Education update: The hard numbers on teacher salaries and public school investments

    NC Policy Watch | 09/01/2016


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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