Category Archives: NC Ed Updates

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

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NC State Board of Ed hold on Social Studies changes, will include Social Justice and Racial Issue

At the monthly State Board of Education meeting on July 8, the board postponed a vote on alterations to the state’s social studies standards to add more content on “hard truths” about slavery, racism in addition to current changes which will include “perspectives of racial, ethnic, gender, and identity minority groups.” Continue reading

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#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

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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

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#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

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#NCED Updates: USED takes on sexual assault in K-12, CMS’ illegal survey, Guilford busing and more

This installment of NCED Updates includes the U.S Dept. of Education investigating sexual assault in K-12, local Quiet Epidemic updates and news from the State Board of Education. Also, Policy Watch gets per-pupil spending wrong, more on Guilford busing kids to the polls, CMS’s lawbreaking survey and Leandro updates. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Predator problems in New Hanover persist, Guilford buses kids to the polls, School choice and more

NCED Updates skipped a week last week, so this week’s installment will be longer than usual. Packed in here are stories from the national and local NC level, higher education, school choice, and some news in the Quiet Epidemic area of teacher arrests. Continue reading

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