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What on earth is a virtual school?

At various times, we at EdNC.org have written about the virtual schools we have in North Carolina. But some readers...

 

Learning Differences: More than a politically correct term for learning disabilities

This is Part Two of our series on learning differences. In Part One, EdNC reporter Rupen Fofaria shares his learning...

 

EdExplainer: Community college enrollment

Walk through any number of community colleges in North Carolina and you will find a quote from Dr. Dallas Herring...

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EdExplainer: Education data systems in North Carolina

Data about North Carolina’s students, teachers, classrooms, schools, and districts are woven into almost every discussion and debate about education...

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EdExplainer: The ins and outs of EVAAS

The Education Value-Added Assessment System, commonly known as EVAAS, is a program developed by SAS to measure the growth of students across...

 

EdExplainer: What’s for lunch? Understanding school food

If I asked you to describe your own school lunch experiences in three words, would those words be mostly positive?...

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EdExplainer: Summer Meals Program

When the bell rings for the last time in June, it represents not only the end of the school year,...

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Getting ready for the education budget: Legislative changes to the K-12 budget, 2011-15

To think about the Governor’s budget, which we expect to be released this week, and the budget that the legislature...

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Getting ready for the education budget: What you need to know from 2014-15

Between the campaign ads last fall and the negative headlines that dominate coverage of our schools, it is hard to...

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Getting what we pay for: Teacher salaries, pay-for-performance, and strategic staffing

Is all teaching created equal? Lost in the shuffle of North Carolina’s debates in 2014 about whether and by how...