Teacher Stuart Egan weighs in on the WestEd report and expanding the teacher fellows program here. Zach Kaplan, Duke law student and former teacher, weighs in with NC Policy Watch here. And on Monday, the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society lunch will feature a presentation on “Leandro v. State of North Carolina: Public Education, the State Budget, and a Quarter Century of Litigation.” Jeanette Dornan with the North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law will be speaking. Here is more information.
In other news, meet the new president of the NC Farm Bureau, Shawn Harding.
"We've moved away from a very narrow vision of what education ought to be to actually being very thoughtful and imaginative of what the school experience can be for so many of our kids."... Read the rest