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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...

Wilson Academy of Applied Technology brings students to industry

One of the pillars of Gov. Pat McCrory’s plan for schools is education that teaches skills employers want. He visited...

State budget shortfall grows

The state’s top economist is now predicting that what was supposed to be a $200 million shortfall will, in fact,...

NC Policy Watch panel on vouchers

NC Policy Watch held a conversation on the constitutionality and policy implications of vouchers today. “Crucial Conversation – The constitutional...

Hope Street Group bringing teacher fellowships to NC

Editor’s Note: The Hope Street Group State Teacher Fellows should not be confused with the Public School Forum’s teaching fellows program.  The...

Cumberland County schools asking state to change funding formula

This article was originally published in The Fayetteville Observer. The Cumberland County schools need funding help from the state, officials...

Governor reacts to A-F Grades

In a press release issued yesterday, Governor Pat McCrory reacted to the release of the A-F school grades.  — Raleigh,...

Superintendents worry state report cards don’t tell the whole picture

Originally published in The Dispatch on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Local superintendents agree as leaders of the three school systems...