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#NCED Updates: School Choice Week, NCAE Strike, Istation updates and Teacher Turnover

This installment of NCED updates will cover School Choice Week news, NCAE’s proposed strike, Istation updates, the preview of the annual teacher turnover report and headlines both local and national.  Also, a Quiet Epidemic recap for January. Continue reading

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#AmplifyChoice: A Look At Two D.C. Schools

Last week was school choice week and a number of journalists and bloggers convened in Washington, D.C. for the Amplify Choice conference, hosted by the Franklin Center.

On the first day of the event, we were given an inside look at two D.C. schools which offer a choice outside of the public school system for parents, Archbishop Carroll High School and Achievement Prep Charter School.

Both schools exhibited an atmosphere of elevated expectations from all parties, a sense of community and an overall sense of excitement of the students to be there. A persistent theme at both schools was that of concerns for safety of the students and how a safe environment vastly improves the ability of students to engage, learn and excel in their studies.

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School Choice Week: AFP Hosting Viewings of ‘Waiting For Superman’

School Choice week is coming!

Americans For Prosperity (AFP) will be holding screenings of the film ‘Waiting for Superman’ in Cary and Garner on back to back evenings in January.

I’ve seen the film and highly recommend it. Watch one of the trailers here.
Here are the details and locations:

Monday, January 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Garner Performing Arts Center
Garner, NC

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Cary Arts Center
Cary, NC
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