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The state of education in North Carolina and the nation

 
Jeremy Anderson, president of the Education Commission of the States, speaks at a Belk Foundation event Feb. 20 (Alex Granados/EducationNC)
  • Jeremy Anderson with the Education Commission of the States says there are some great things happening in education in North Carolina to “move the needle,” including being one of only 13 states that require all-day kindergarten

  • According to Anderson, a state’s national rank in teacher pay is not necessarily as important as a focus on what educational outcomes a state wants to achieve

  • Anderson suggests education leaders think about the composition of the A-F School Performance grades in North Carolina and their focus on proficiency


In the latest episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Jeremy Anderson, president of the Education Commission of the States, about his organization, what North Carolina is doing right with education, what it can do better, and more. Listen to the full interview below. 

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EdTalk Podcast

A weekly look at North Carolina education issues and policy.