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House leaders push forward a number of education bills

In the last few days, the House has filed or considered a host of bills impacting K-12 education, including measures...

What things look like on the ground at NC’s first school in the ISD

This isn’t Rosa Thompson’s first year teaching at Southside-Ashpole Elementary in Robeson County. But it’s her first time teaching there...

Artificial ‘brain’ intelligence to digitally transform NC Community College System

Jim Parker left his previous position with the NC Department of Information Technology to join the North Carolina Community College...

Senate Bill 247 sponsors talk about accountability and transparency for charters

Following his filing last week of a bill aimed at studying and, at least temporarily, capping the number of public...

Senator uses Charter School Advocacy Day to call attention to equity

Charter School Advocacy Day was planned as a convening of leaders, parents, teachers, and students to speak out against reinstating...

House education committee tackles school performance grades

The House K-12 committee tackled the ever-present issue of what to do with the state’s school performance grades today.  A...

Educators, advocates turn out for community conversation on testing culture

What if your doctor ran tests during your visit, analyzed them, and then, rather than discussing how things are going...

Rowan-Salisbury School Board gets pushback from Faith Elementary community

The Rowan-Salisbury School Board meeting last week was awash in red as over 100 members of the Faith Elementary School...

State Board again delays plan to streamline pathway for out-of-state teachers

The State Board of Education decided during a conference call today to again send back to a lower commission a...

Community college system president makes case for legislative priorities

Community college system president Peter Hans told lawmakers this morning that for the good of North Carolina, he is asking...

Male educators of color gather in Charlotte to discuss social and professional challenges

For Skip Brown, who has taught elementary school in Durham for over 20 years, his role as a black male...

Calendar flexibility gets a win in House education committee

The House K-12 education committee gave favorable approval today to a pair of bills that affect calendar flexibility for North...