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Rowan-Salisbury recognized nationally as a school district to watch

Rowan-Salisbury Schools was recognized as one of six “school districts to watch” recently by Education Dive, an online publication that...

Behind one Leandro proposal: Making more children with special needs eligible for early services

Since 2014 budget cuts left the North Carolina Infant-Toddler program with 160 fewer employees, the reduced workforce is connecting more...

Rowan-Salisbury board considers school closures

The Rowan-Salisbury School Board, in an almost four-hour meeting last week, discussed consolidation of elementary schools, an updated model for...

Podcast | What it’s like for one teacher of color

Michelle Ellis is in her fifth year teaching at Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia after years teaching in elementary...

Guilford County public schools have reasons to celebrate school choice

National School Choice Week is usually a time when you hear a lot about charter schools, opportunity scholarships, and other...

Civitas releases a poll on school choice

Eighty-one percent of people surveyed for the latest Civitas School Choice poll said that parents should be the ones to...

School choice week kicks off with charter innovation fair

On Saturday, charter schools from around North Carolina participated in a Charter School Innovation Showcase at the Raleigh Convention Center....

K-3 teachers will use Istation for next two months under new contract

As a legal dispute continues on which tool the state’s public schools will use to assess their youngest readers, a...

What’s happening for school choice week?

This week is national school choice week. It’s held every January, and its purpose is to highlight all the options...

Governor’s commission adopts its own Leandro recommendations

On Thursday, the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education unanimously voted to adopt its report — which is...

State leaders ask: How can North Carolina better teach kids to read?

Education leaders and reading experts are asking how to shift reading instruction and proficiency in North Carolina as student results...

Court finds ‘considerable, systemic work is necessary to deliver’ on Leandro

Judge David Lee signed a consent order today that lays out a plan of action for the state to meet...