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.
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