Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The National Conference of State Legislatures has released a report, No Time to Lose: How to Build a World-Class Education System State by State. Several of the news picks today discuss the report.

The Atlantic is running a series on preschools. Here is Part 1: Why Does America Invest So Little in Its Children? Here is Part 2: What Boston’s Preschools Get Right. Here is Part 3: The Never-Ending Struggle to Improve Head Start.

  • Bipartisan group of state lawmakers calls for big changes to improve U.S. public schools

    The Washington Post | 08/09/2016

  • The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We?

    nprEd | 08/09/2016

  • Schools looking for ways to cut spending, boost salaries

    The Winston-Salem Journal | 08/07/2016

  • What one assistant principal learned from shadowing a student for a day

    PBS Newshour | 08/09/2016

  • Facebook helps develop software that puts students in charge of their lesson plans

    The New York Times | 08/09/2016

  • The Wrong and Right Ways to Ensure Equity in IDEA

    EducationNext | 08/10/2016

  • Advanced Placement Continues Growth In and Out of STEM

    Education Week | 08/08/2016

  • Camp hopes to close tech-industry gender gap by teaching girls to code

    The Washington Post | 08/09/2016

  • America's Insensitive Children?

    The Atlantic | 08/09/2016

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

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