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DRIVE Task Force tackles challenges, opportunities of recruiting teachers of color

The DRIVE Task Force met on Tuesday to continue the work of getting, supporting, and keeping teachers of color in...

Leandro action plan for next year: How will the state ensure a sound basic education for all?

The fiscal year 2021 action plan in the Leandro case was filed yesterday, setting the stage for the state to...

Community colleges work to strengthen early childhood teacher pipeline

At the beginning of this year, Fren’Tres McGhee, an early childhood teacher and student at Central Piedmont Community College, was...

How Roger Bacon Academy says it’s thriving during COVID-19

While schools across the state adapt to remote learning in the time of COVID-19, Baker Mitchell says the four charter...

Teacher pay: Bill would provide bonuses but no new pay raises

Update 8:55 p.m.: The teacher bonus bill — Compensation of Certain School Employees — passed the full Senate and goes...

State superintendent candidates talk lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic

In a recent survey, EducationNC asked teachers what questions they had for the two candidates for state superintendent of public...

What will school look like in the fall? State Board approves new guidance

The State Board of Education on Thursday approved operational guidance for schools reopening in the fall that draws on guidance...

Districts will choose what reading assessments they use next year. Why and how?

After a year of controversy and a legal battle over what company North Carolina would use to test its early...

Community colleges increase training for police officers in the wake of protests

After a week of protests around the state and concern about the police response, the State Board of Community Colleges...

Will there be 115 plans to reopen schools in the fall? State Board hears an update

The State Board of Education tackled everything from literacy to social studies standards at its June meeting this week. But...

General Assembly tackles community colleges, driver’s education, and more

A bunch of education bills made their way through various chambers and committees of the General Assembly this week. Here...

State superintendent candidates on the role of students

Every week, we are asking the two candidates for state superintendent of public instruction a question culled from teacher responses...