What’s going on

The UNC School of Media and Journalism’s Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is now in the process of accepting applications for the  third round of the UNC Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative. For this third cohort, eight to 12 news organizations throughout the Southeast will be chosen to participate in this program running from August, 2019 – June, 2020. Here is more information.

The Public School Forum is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 NC EPFP Cohort! Here is more information.

Wrapping up National Charter School Week, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is holding its National Charter Schools Conference in Las Vegas from June 30-July 3. Here is more information.


  • UNC-CH IN THE NATIONAL NEWS: Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies

    The New York Times | 05/15/2019

  • Most out-of-work young adults face bleak job prospects

    Brookings | 05/16/2019

  • Bernie Sanders: 65 years after Brown vs Board of Ed, segregation remains in our classrooms

    The Asheville Citizen Times | 05/17/2019

  • How High School Ruined Leisure: Will kids still do what they like when it won’t help them get into college?

    The New York Times | 05/18/2019

  • ICYMI: Butler High canceled classes after fatal shooting. Result: An extra day of school.

    The Charlotte Observer | 05/09/2019

  • School board axes grant funds for equity training

    Rockingham Now | 05/09/2019

  • K-12 Education Legislative Update

    Public Schools of North Carolina | 05/17/2019

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