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Gov. Pat McCrory makes big promises on education

Gov. Pat McCrory talked teacher pay, testing, and university research during his State of the State Address to the General...

BEST NC unveils draft vision for schools, wants feedback

BEST NC released its draft vision for North Carolina schools today, highlighting three main strategies: support students, elevate educators, and raise...

House, Senate file bills to restore teaching fellows

In 2014, the State General Assembly ended funding for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, which offered free scholarships to...

Regional Principals of the Year announced

The state has selected eight public school principals as regional Wells Fargo North Carolina Principals of the Year.  “Congratulations to...

Press Release: Study finds disparities in local school funding

The Public School Forum of North Carolina released its 2015 study of local school finance and found disparities between local...

Choice experts discuss value of options

The John Locke Foundation held a school choice breakfast today, gathering experts on the subject to discuss the options available...

UNC board confronts teacher shortage

Leaders of the state’s public universities, community colleges, and public schools gathered yesterday to confront a growing shortage of teachers...

Big ideas to solve teacher shortage

Governor Pat McCrory spoke Tuesday at an education summit held by the UNC System Board of Governors at the SAS...

EdNC: In-depth on Time Warner Cable News with Rob Boisvert

Each month, EdNC sits down with Rob Boisvert of Time Warner Cable News to discuss ed issues in-depth.  

K12 Inc., likely coming to North Carolina

A.L. “Buddy” Collins, vice chairman of the State Board of Education, said the Board will likely approve the two new virtual...

Testing in North Carolina isn’t working 

As it’s done now, testing in North Carolina public schools isn’t necessarily the best means to understand what happens in...

Glazier, Allison debate opportunity scholarships at NCSBA conference

Our public school system is failing some students, says Darrell Allison, president of Parents for Educational Freedom North Carolina. He...