Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Today, EdNC is celebrating our first 100 days. Please take a look at our timeline at and continue to spread the word. Thank you.

Senate Bill 480 is on the education/higher education committee in the Senate today at 11am in 504 LOB.

What’s New at DPI for April 21, 2015

Toby Parcel and Andrew Taylor, professors at NC State, released a new book on Monday entitled, “The End of Consensus: Diversity, Neighborhoods, and the Politics of Public School Assignments.” The authors will discuss the book Thursday at 7 p.m. at Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave. in Raleigh.

  • Top Principals Expand Reach to Multiple Schools

    Education Week | 04/22/2015

  • STEM fields need more women

    The Lexington Dispatch | 04/21/2015

  • Nash commissioners vote to split school system

    The Rocky Mount Telegram | 04/20/2015

  • What Can #NOLASCHOOLS Teach Us?

    NPR | 04/21/2015

  • What if they made learning – gasp! – fun?

    The Hechinger Report | 04/21/2015

  • Charter Schools and Backfill: The Debate We’re Not Having

    EducationNext | 04/21/2015

  • Official says financial struggles ahead for Brunswick County Schools

    The Wilmington Star News | 04/21/2015

  • Wake County school board weighs increasing budget request

    The News & Observer | 04/21/2015

  • Wake school board wants to make snow days easier to plan, predict

    WRAL | 04/21/2015

  • VIDEO: The Games You Believe In

    EducationNext | 04/19/2015

  • Are the Common Core tests turning out to be a big success or a resounding failure? Will the Common Core survive technical issues and the opt out movement?

    The Hechinger Report | 04/21/2015

  • School Choice Works, Privatization Won't

    Education Week | 04/22/2015

  • More Universities Take Up SBAC 'College-Ready' Cutoffs: Test scores to guide remedial placement

    Education Week | 04/22/2015

  • Charter Operators Pull Back From Memphis Turnaround Effort

    Education Week | 04/22/2015

  • Key to Vocabulary Gap Is Quality of Conversation, Not Dearth of Words

    Education Week | 04/22/2015

  • Traction Limited in Rolling Back Common Core

    Education Week | 04/22/2015

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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