Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Check out Chris William and Carolina Business Review, and our exit interview of Scott Ralls.

Today, on Wednesday, June 24, the American Enterprise Institute will host a research conference to explore the current role of entrepreneurship in improving K-12 Education.

The daylong event will be moderated by AEI’s Rick Hess and Michael McShane. Ten new studies and analyses by scholars and entrepreneurs will be released.

Watch the live stream and register to attend the conference here.

DPI issued a press release about Governor’s School.

  • Lower Rates on Student Loans for This Academic Year

    The New York Times | 06/23/2015

  • Wanted: More solutions for solving the homework gap

    The Hechinger Report | 06/24/2015

  • Education groups to Congress: Please get rid of No Child Left Behind, already

    The Washington Post | 06/23/2015

  • To measure poverty, states look beyond free lunch

    NPR Marketplace | 06/23/2015

  • Enlarge player → The test maker behind testing Common Core

    Fox News | 06/21/2015

  • Who Opts Out of State Tests?

    EducationNext | 06/23/2015

  • National PTA conference coming to Charlotte this week

    The Charlotte Observer | 06/24/2015

  • CMS board wrestles with early plans to alter school assignments

    The Charlotte Observer | 06/23/2015

  • Road Worrier: Parents, teachers say NC still needs driver’s ed

    The Charlotte Observer | 06/22/2015

  • Wake County changing how students board school buses

    The News & Observer | 06/23/2015

  • Fact Check: Senators debate education spending, constant dollars, fairy tales

    WRAL | 06/23/2015

  • Parents, Schools Waiting For Court Voucher Ruling

    The Carolina Journal | 06/24/2015

  • A Recipe For Success With Two Student Groups That Often Struggle

    NPREd | 06/23/2015

  • Campbell Brown to Launch Non-Profit Education News Site That Won’t Shy From Advocacy

    The Wall Street Journal | 06/23/2015

  • Common-Core Backlash: Track State Efforts

    Education Week | 06/24/2015

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