March 19-28 is Students@Work, a 10-day blitz aimed at exposing middle schools students from across the state to real-world, business environments in their communities. Learn more here.
The House Select Committee on School Safety meets at 9am in 643 LOB. Audio is available so you can listen in.
There is a conference at Harvard on April 19, 2018 on learning from the long-term effects of school choice in America.
The myFutureNC Commission brings together leaders from business, education, government, nonprofits, and philanthropy to assess the state’s educational needs and devise a plan to meet them. The commission wants to hear from you at one of the listening sessions across the state over the next few months. The next one is in Raleigh on March 22. Find out more details and RSVP here.
What we're reading
Communities of Practice: How social learning is transforming professional developmentWe met with our colleagues over at participate yesterday, and we are excited about their work. Check out this brief on Communities of Practice.... Read the rest
Not all teens support gun control. GOP students say it's getting harder to speak out
Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on FY19 Budget
What Gets Tested Gets Taught: Cautions for Using College Admissions Tests in State Accountability Systems
Can Wake County find a way to stop suspending so many elementary school students?
High School Course Access and Postsecondary STEM Enrollment and Attainment
Many students are unengaged in their learning—how schools can create opportunities for participation