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McCrory takes students to work

One of the pillars of Gov. Pat McCrory’s education agenda is the notion that students must be trained for the...

Getting ready for the education budget: What you need to know from 2014-15

Between the campaign ads last fall and the negative headlines that dominate coverage of our schools, it is hard to...

Poverty = low performance? Maybe not

Much of the fallout from the A-F school grades focuses on the correlation between poverty and low performance. Many people have...

Differentiated pay pilot faces vague future

Seventy five school districts have submitted differentiated pay proposals to the General Assembly for a pilot program, but lawmakers do...

Suspension and the achievement gap

When we talk about narrowing the achievement gap in our nation’s schools, we often talk about things like poverty and...

News Release: North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program Leaves Legacy of Effective Teachers Across the State

RALEIGH, NC  (February 24, 2015) – The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, a teacher preparation and scholarship program that recruited...

Education bills start to pour in

As the North Carolina General Assembly gears up, education bills are being filed in both the Senate and the House.  Multiple bills...

Poll indicates North Carolinians think public education going in wrong direction

For a second year, a High Point University survey of North Carolina residents shows that more than half (54 percent) of the...

Common Core Commission gets new co-chair

Tammy Covil is replacing Jeannie Metcalf as co-chair of the Academic Standards Review Commission. Metcalf said the position had become...

Communities In Schools: Helping students succeed

Communities In Schools across North Carolina (CISNC) served more than 230,000 students across the state in the 2013-14 school year,...

EdNC: In-depth on Time Warner Cable News with Rob Boisvert

Each month, EdNC sits down with Rob Boisvert of Time Warner Cable News to discuss ed issues in-depth.  

School bus cameras under review for price, effectiveness

Mark Williams, a bus driver with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS), said he has to jot down the make, model...