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#NCED Updates: NAEP scores drop again, NCGA passes final Ed bills and teacher pay mini-budget

This installment of NC Education (NCED) covers the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores and the bills the General Assembly passed before adjourning last week. Also included are details about $630k in charter school grants and a recap of October’s teacher arrests.  Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Race Bully Invited to Raleigh, Public School Exodus and a Dear John to School Choice Critics

A notorious race bully has been invited to lecture us all about our whiteness in Raleigh, the public school exodus continues, a ‘Dear John’ letter to critics of school choice and few other legislative tidbits and points of interest. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates – Equity, Unions, Ed Bills and that K-3 Assessment drama

This installment of NCED Updates covers the Wake County’s Office of Equity Affairs again, as well as what the National Educators Association (NEA) was up to at their annual meeting. Also included are some of the education bills that have moved along at the legislature, suggested reading, and a bit about the Istation K-3 reading assessment drama. 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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Free And Reduced Lunch Thresholds Raised For 7th Year In A Row

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released the latest Free and Reduced Lunch thresholds late last week. The threshold for eligibility has been raised for seventh year in a row.

For example, for a family with one child, the threshold for the free lunch has been raised from $14,079 dollars in 2010-11 to $15,44 for 2016-17. That’s an increase of $1,365. The reduced price lunch rose $1,942 dollars for the same time period. Continue reading

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What They’re Saying About Education In NC – 11/27/15 – #NCED

Education news from around the state of North Carolina and Beyond.

ACTION ITEM: @SpeakerRyan, Two Days To Vet 391 Pages Impacting Millions of Kids?
Highlights: School crime/violence continues in CMS, WCPSS areas, School choice surging, Governor McCrory steps up & joins Amicus Brief and an update on Special Snowflakes on College Campuses.

Reminder: The final Academic Standards Review Commission meeting is Friday, December 18th.

KEEP READING… THERE’S MORE…. Continue reading

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What They’re Saying About Education in NC (11/13/15) – #NCED

A roundup of Education news in North Carolina and Beyond…

This week’s highlights:
Wake County School Board continues path of being entitled Social Justice Warriors,”Restorative Justice”, “Hoes Exposed”, Transgender bathroom issue and special college Snowflakes. Continue reading

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