Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Senate convenes at 9:30am, and the House convenes at 11am. The Senate’s Education/Higher Education Committee meets at noon.

Here is the agenda for the N.C. State Board of Education meeting today.

Please join the myFutureNC Commission in Kannapolis on June 14th at the David H. Murdock Research Institute to share your thoughts and ideas about strengthening educational and economic opportunities for your community.

Drop in at any time: We will share information on the commission at 2:30 pm, meet in small groups for discussion at 3:00 pm, and hold a panel discussion on the K-12 through community college perspective at 4:15 pm. RSVP for the afternoon’s listening session here

After the listening session, EducationNC will be hosting a gathering at restaurant Forty Six. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with the event at 6:00 pmFood and drink will be provided. We invite you to come talk with our Reach NC Voices team and tell us what “Attaining the Dream” in North Carolina means to you.


  • Betsy DeVos finally approves North Carolina's plan for educating students

    The News & Observer | 06/05/2018

  • How Governors Can Give All Students ‘Freshman Year for Free’

    EducationNext | 06/05/2018

  • DeVos: Prepared Remarks to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

    US Department of Education | 06/05/2018

  • QUALITY COUNTS 2018: SCHOOL FINANCE REPORT & RANKINGS: A Deeper Look Into K-12 Funding Pipeline

    Education Week | 06/05/2018

  • Segregation in 2018? Resistance builds as NC town charter school bill labeled racist

    The Charlotte Observer | 06/05/2018

  • Grandma Gives $96,000 in Travel Vouchers to Thank Teachers at Her Old North Carolina Elementary School — Where Her Grandchildren Are Now Students

    The 74 Million | 06/01/2018

  • The importance of marketing for public schools in choice era

    EducationDIVE | 06/04/2018


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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