Category Archives: NC DPI

Supt. Candidate forum highlights divide between support for systems versus students

Through the questions asked, a stark difference between the two candidates became clear: Mangrum, backed by the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), supports systems and the status quo, whereas Truitt consistently seemed back whatever choice best fit students. Continue reading

Posted in Big Ed Complex, EDUCATION, LL1885, NC DPI, NC Ed Updates, NCAE | Tagged , , , , , , ,

NC DPI and UNC-TV to deliver programming for K-12 students

In a press release issued this afternoon, the NC Dept. of Public Instruction (NC DPI) and UNC-TV announced they are going to provide programming for “students in grades four through 12 designed to complement existing remote learning efforts from the state‚Äôs public schools.” Continue reading

Posted in EDUCATION, LL1885, NC DPI | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Links to help parents during NC school closures

With the statewide closure of schools in North Carolina, parents have been hitting my inbox at a steady rate asking for resources, and informational links and help to keep their kids on target.

I’ve created a list of links to help. Continue reading

Posted in EDUCATION, EXCLUSIVE, LL1885, NC Board Of Education, NC DPI | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

#NCED Updates: Coronavirus Edition – UPDATES

This installment of NCED Updates covers Coronavirus news impacting schools nationally and at the state level. Various NC education and national headlines are also included. Continue reading

Posted in Big Ed Complex, EDUCATION, EXCLUSIVE, Homeschool, LL1885, NC Board Of Education, NC DPI, NC Ed Updates, Parental Rights, School Choice | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Highlights of the Annual School Crime Report for 2018-19

The annual school crime report was published and these are the main highlights, which include an increase in sexual related assaults and assault on school staff. Continue reading

Posted in CRIME, EDUCATION, LL1885, NC DPI, NC Ed Updates | Tagged

#NCED Updates: School Choice Event coming to Raleigh, State Board of Ed updates, spending fact and Quiet Epidemic updates

In this edition of NCED Updates: An upcoming School Choice event in Raleigh, State Board of Education updates, a contract fight, some facts about education and per-pupil spending and Quiet Epidemic updates. Continue reading

Posted in Big Ed Complex, EDUCATION, NC Board Of Education, NC DPI, NC Ed Updates, NCAE, Quiet Epidemic, School Choice | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

NCED Updates: New Hanover Predators, Istation, Common Core, Leandro, NCAE & Elections

This edition of NCED Updates will cover a lot of ground from New Hanover County Public Schools predator problem to Istation updates, Common Core, Leandro, the NCAE and upcoming elections. This edition kicks off with national headlines and a disturbing attack on school choice in Florida. Continue reading

Posted in Big Ed Complex, Common Core, EDUCATION, LL1885, NC DPI, NC Ed Updates, NCAE, Organize2020, Quiet Epidemic | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment