Category Archives: NC Ed Updates

#NCED Updates: Media Attacks Low-Income Student Scholarships, Wake County Still A Hot Mess and SAT ‘Adversity Scores’

In this edition of NC Education Updates: Charlotte Observer attacks low-income student scholarship fund changes, Wake County Public Schools is still a hot mess and what parents and students need to know about The College Board’s new “adversity scores.” Continue reading

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Special Edition #NCED Updates: WCPSS Is A Hot Mess

There is a lot going on in North Carolina education at the moment, but there needs to be a spotlight on the fact that the largest school district in the state, Wake County, is a flaming hot mess. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates – Pay Rankings, Another Strike, Ed Bills, And Turnover

This installment of #NCED Updates includes the latest state teacher pay ranking, another union-led strike coming in May, various education bills of note, and blips from the teacher turnover report. Continue reading

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#NCED Quick Hits: Supt. Budget, School Crime, Mental Health Screening Bill

Some quick education hits from the last few weeks include a  mental health screening study bill, Superintendent Mark Johnson’s budget, and the annual school crime report. Also, a long-running education legal case pay-day is postponed and more. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates – 3 SBE Resignations, 2 Out At DPI & Durham tries to Deplatform Charter Schools

There was a lot of big news in NC Education last week. Three members of the State Board of Education tendered resignations, while two employees at the Department of Public Instruction ‘left’.  Also, the radical Durham City Council tried out a test case for deplatforming school choice in their district and much more. Continue reading

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