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UNC board confronts teacher shortage

Leaders of the state’s public universities, community colleges, and public schools gathered yesterday to confront a growing shortage of teachers...

Big ideas to solve teacher shortage

Governor Pat McCrory spoke Tuesday at an education summit held by the UNC System Board of Governors at the SAS...

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.  

K12 Inc., likely coming to North Carolina

A.L. “Buddy” Collins, vice chairman of the State Board of Education, said the Board will likely approve the two new virtual...

Testing in North Carolina isn’t working 

As it’s done now, testing in North Carolina public schools isn’t necessarily the best means to understand what happens in...

Glazier, Allison debate opportunity scholarships at NCSBA conference

Our public school system is failing some students, says Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom North Carolina. He...

Public School Forum highlights top 10 education issues

Making sense of the new A-F school grading system as well as streamlining enrollments made the list of Top 10...

UNC System President Tom Ross to step down

In the above video, starting from right is UNC System President Tom Ross followed by UNC Board of Governors Chairman...

Update: Copyright not an issue on Common Core

An attorney for the State Board of Education told members of the Academic Standards Review Commission that copyright would not...

Lawmakers preview education plans for 2015

A promise by Republican leaders to raise starting teacher pay to $35,000 could be fulfilled this legislative session if Republican...

Regional teachers of the year announced

Nine teachers are vying for the honor of being named the 2015 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the...

Superintendents announce vision for public schools

The North Carolina School Superintendents Association released its vision for state public schools yesterday at the Raleigh Convention Center. “The North Carolina...