Welcome to 2020! Here’s what you missed over the holidays…

The State Board of Education will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 8 and 9, in the 7th floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. The agendas for this meeting and executive summaries are available online.

Check out The News & Observer Year Ahead series, including perspectives from Senator Pro Tem Phil Berger, James Ford, Karrie Dixon, and Brenda Berg.


  • College Students’ Sense of Belonging: A National Perspective

    Educational Researcher | 12/24/2019

  • Our favorite Pew Research Center data visualizations of 2019

    Pew Research Center | 12/30/2019

  • Cheating Scandals, Charters and Falling Test Scores: 5 Takeaways From the Year in Education

    The New York Times | 12/27/2019

  • Board: 'Misleading' parts of NC charter schools report should be changed so it's not 'blown way out of proportion'

    WRAL | 01/02/2020

  • Half in U.S. Now Consider College Education Very Important

    Gallup | 12/12/2019

  • 2020 will bring many education challenges to North Carolina and Wake County

    The News & Observer | 12/26/2019

  • North Carolina Students Lead Protest Over Confederate Flag, Dress Code

    Education Week | 12/28/2019

  • Learning Is a Lifelong Process

    RAND | 12/23/2019

  • 7 higher education trends to watch in 2020

    Education DIVE | 01/01/2020

  • Top 7 global education themes in 2019

    Brookings | 12/20/2019

  • Five myths about the lottery

    The Washington Post | 12/27/2019

  • West Pine Teacher Mariah Morris Making Most of Her Statewide, National Platform

    The Southern Pines Pilot | 12/27/2019

  • Colleges are turning students’ phones into surveillance machines, tracking the locations of hundreds of thousands

    The Washington Post | 12/24/2019

  • Stanford Research Shows How Classroom Discipline Perpetuates Racial and Gender Biases

    SSIR | 12/31/2019


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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