Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The elections are just seven weeks away, and we hope to provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions when you vote. Please listen to Alex’s podcasts with our candidates for Lieutenant Governor. They posted yesterday and are part of our coverage of the elections. Liz is out on the campaign trail this week, reporting on how candidates are talking about education. Today, I’ll be talking with Rob Boisvert at Time Warner Cable News in Charlotte about the elections.

Tonight, EdNC will host a community conversation about the Swann decision 45 years later, connecting the past, present, and future of this important case and its impact on our students and our schools, a community and our state. Our thanks to Adam Rhew for his great reporting.

Nation is off to DC for two days to attend Vox’s first conversation about ideas that will shape our future. Follow Nation on Twitter @NationHahn.


  • REPORT: FAIR FUNDING FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS: Mission Accomplished

    North Carolina Justice Project: Education & Law Project | 09/20/2016

  • Commission Formed to Advance Schools' Focus on Social, Emotional Development

    Education Week | 09/20/2016

  • Here's How Schools Can Support Students' Mental Health

    nprEd | 09/20/2016

  • Poll Shows One Thing NC Voters Agree On

    Public News Service | 09/20/2016

  • Elon Poll: N.C. voters oppose HB2, razor-thin margins in governor, U.S. Senate races

    Elon University | 09/19/2016

  • Do teacher expectations matter?

    Brookings: Brown Center Chalkboard | 09/16/2016

  • Why first-generation students need mentors who get them

    PBS Newshour | 09/20/2016


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 mrash@ednc.org.


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