Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Atlantic has been running a series on schools in a perfect world. Here is the final installment, including links to the other articles in the series.

Join us for A Carolina Food Summit, exploring the big issues facing our Carolina Foodways in Chapel Hill on September 28 and 29. Presented through a partnership between, the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation, TerraVita, and UNC Food For All and featuring 40 local experts, chefs, school nutrition directors, farmers, authors, folklorists and more. We will discuss how a vibrant local food economy can contribute to North Carolina and the impact on all of our children. Here is more information.

  • 5 Reasons Why School Choice is Important Right Now

    EducationNext | 09/14/2016

  • Teachers Find Election 2016 Tricky to Navigate in the Classroom

    Education Week | 09/13/2016

  • A little freedom to fail: Can it counteract helicopter parents?

    The Hechinger Report | 09/14/2016

  • For Kids, Anxiety About School Can Feel Like 'Being Chased By A Lion'

    nprEd | 09/13/2016

  • An election year switcheroo on public education

    NC Policy Watch | 09/13/2016

  • CMS: Reading mentors helped many students advance

    The Charlotte Observer | 09/13/2016

  • Pender school board decides grade minimum will not apply to high schools

    The Wilmington Star News | 09/13/2016

  • Hickory Public School ready for sixth-graders in sports

    The Hickory Daily Record | 09/13/2016

  • Higher pay coming for some school cafeteria workers

    The Fayetteville Observer | 09/14/2016

  • A mentoring program that aims to keep Latino males in school

    PBS Newshour | 09/13/2016

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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