Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The last public comments session for the Every Student Succeeds Act is today at 4:00 pm in Black Mountain. Details are here. You can also submit comments to the Department of Public Instruction online through “Let’s Talk.” Go to the NCDPI website, click on “Let’s Talk,” and then select the ESSA dialogue topic.

  • Why There’s an Uproar Over Trying to Increase Funding for Poor Schools

    New York Times | 05/17/2016

  • Share of High-Poverty, Racially Isolated Schools Rising, GAO Report Says

    Education Week | 05/17/2016

  • First-generation college students need strong networks of support

    Washington Post | 05/17/2016

  • North Carolina’s largest charter school gets a new leader

    Charlotte Observer | 05/17/2016

  • Wake County school board reviews $1.99 billion building program

    News & Observer | 05/17/2016

  • House Budget Proposes Teacher Raises Based on Experience

    WUNC | 05/17/2016

  • Most Guilford high school seniors apply for Say Yes scholarships

    News & Record | 05/17/2016

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