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Driver ed funds soon to dry up

The Driver Education Advisory Committee met today and discussed the possibility that the state won’t fund driver education programs as it...

Another hearing set in Leandro case

Judge Howard Manning has ordered an another hearing in Hoke County Board of Education v. State (also known as Leandro) on April 8-9,...

UPDATE AND CORRECTION: Student health assessments could expand

UPDATE: A bill requiring all students entering the state school system for the first time get a health assessment passed a second reading...

“Is it hard to educate kids in poverty? Yes. So what? Let’s do it.”

Today was my first visit to a KIPP school. I didn’t even know what KIPP stands for. In case you...

CMS considers innovative magnet school options

The middle school students are lined up, more or less, at the door of their classroom. They just finished a...

June Atkinson on the state of education

North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson doesn’t necessarily think anyone is out to dismantle public education in the...

Dispatch: Contention in the Committee Room

Members of the General Assembly’s Joint Appropriations Subcommittee on Education heard a presentation on the Governor’s proposed budget today. But a dispute erupted between...

James Ford named chair of Teacher Advisory Committee

Governor Pat McCrory met with his Teacher Advisory Committee yesterday and announced 2014 North Carolina Teacher of the Year James...

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.  

McCrory’s budget includes funding for enrollment growth, new teaching jobs

The governor’s recommended budget is somewhat like the prologue of a long, meandering novel. It may give us a hint...

Lots going on: Demographics, the budget, and dropout and discipline reports

Dramatic demographic shifts are in store for North Carolina schools, according to a report presented during Thursday’s State Board of...

Sen. Tillman: Scrap principal salary schedule

Republican Sen. Jerry Tillman says he wants to scrap the state principal pay schedule this session.  In the Joint Appropriations...