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Educator prep data show a continued decline

The State Board of Education’s monthly meeting began with a reminder of the challenges facing teacher recruitment and development. Thomas...

Video: Sandy Shugart delivers 2019 Dallas Herring lecture

Sanford “Sandy” Shugart, president of Valencia College in Orlando, Florida, keynoted this year’s Dallas Herring lecture about urgent and emerging...

Improving the transfer ecosystem in North Carolina: The 2019 Dallas Herring lecture

Dallas Herring was a visionary education leader in North Carolina, and he is credited as a key figure in establishing...

State superintendent candidates talk about early learning, race in North Carolina schools

The learning and development of the state’s youngest students was at the heart of a debate among North Carolina state...

Citizens urge Rowan-Salisbury to build K-8 school

About 120 citizens filled a recent Rowan-Salisbury School Board meeting, asking the board not to demolish Overton Elementary School in...

Lindsay Unified shares insight on performance-based learning with Rowan-Salisbury

Rowan-Salisbury Schools (RSS) hosted a dinner Thursday night for school board and community members to learn about performance-based learning from...

Full bellies, hungrier minds: School breakfast innovations in North Carolina

Tristan Chavez remembers going to first period hungry. Chavez is a nationally ranked soccer player who practiced first thing in...

Universal pre-K means more gains for all children, a study finds. What does that mean for North Carolina?

Universal public pre-K programs — programs with no requirement other than age — make a bigger difference in students’ academic...

Will Rowan-Salisbury close Overton Elementary?

In an unexpected turn of events, the Rowan-Salisbury School Board, in considering where to put Knox Middle School students during...

School psychologists do a lot for students. Why do we have a shortage of them?

Just two weeks ago, after school psychologist Leigh Kokenes delivered a training on the signs of suicide, a student came...

Superintendent Mark Johnson will run for Lt. Gov., so who’s running for superintendent?

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson has announced that he will run for Lieutenant Governor in 2020, opening up...

North Carolinian tapped as new leader of myFutureNC

Cecilia Holden, director of legislative and community affairs for the North Carolina State Board of Education, has been tapped to...