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Press conference teases budget

Republican leaders presented some details of the compromise budget, which is slated to be released in full at some point...

NC School of Science and Mathematics breaks ground on new campus in Morganton

Last Friday, 600 people representing local and state government, business, and education gathered for the groundbreaking of the new campus...

House committee OKs testing reduction bill

The House education committee took a Senate bill to reduce testing today and blended it with a House bill to...

Protest filed over state superintendent’s Istation pick

Amplify, the company the state has contracted with to measure literacy in early elementary grades, filed a formal protest against...

Hunt Institute hosts discussion on teacher pensions

Do pension plans affect teacher recruitment? Essentially, no. That’s according to Chad Aldeman, senior associate partner at Bellwether Education Partners,...

Threat of early college cut claims its first victim

A provision in the Senate budget that would cut off supplemental funding for early colleges after their first three years...

WestEd Leandro report to stay private for now

David Lee, the judge presiding over the long-standing Leandro case, issued an order dated June 18 that will keep the...

Leandro report into judge; unclear if it will reach public eye

The long-standing Leandro case moves one step closer to a resolution today. WestEd, an independent consultant tasked with making recommendations on how...

Early college high schools face grim future under Senate budget plan

If a provision in the Senate budget makes it into the final spending plan for the next two years, North...

Early college leaders plan for next year at RTI as Senate proposes defunding their schools

When Jackie Harris started her first high school principalship at Granville Early College in Creedmoor, there had been lots of...

House committee gives initial OK to bill that would let districts hire retired teachers

The House K-12 education committee signed off on a Senate bill today that would let districts hire retired teachers to work in...

Joint evaluation oversight committee moves forward bill on early learning focus for low-performing districts

As a result of a report released at the end of May studying predominantly disadvantaged districts that are succeeding academically,...