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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...

Possible middle school testing changes

The North Carolina State Board of Education Task Force on Summative Assessment Middle School Study Group discussed its preliminary draft...

EWA conference: Political points of view on the Common Core

The Common Core standards are increasingly a topic of political debate at the local, state and national level. The Education...