Wednesday, October 14, 2015

EdNC extends our thanks to Ed Croom for his public service to our students and our state. Croom is the superintendent of Johnston County Schools, the chair of the Low Wealth Schools Consortium, and serves on the board of EdNC. He announced his retirement, effective March 2016, on Tuesday at a school board meeting. 

Don’t miss WUNC’s series on Perils and Promise: Educating North Carolina’s Rural Students.

  • Teacher Attrition Continues to Plague North Carolina

    Education Week | 10/14/2015

  • Democrats propose tuition-free public college, vow to lower student debt

    The Washington Post | 10/13/2015

  • A student tells teachers: Show students you care and high schools will improve

    The Hechinger Report | 10/14/2015

  • Curriculum: The Great Divide Among Education Reformers

    EducationNext | 10/13/2015

  • For the first time ever, more American women than men are college graduates

    Vox | 10/13/2015

  • Speakers air views for, against new leadership in CMS

    The Charlotte Observer | 10/13/2015

  • Perils And Promise: Western Vance High School Gives Students A Second Chance

    WUNC Radio | 10/13/2015

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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