July 25 NC Virtual Public School Advisory Council to Meet: The North Carolina Virtual Public School Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting virtually on Tuesday, July 25, from 10 a.m. – noon. Agenda items include ad hoc committee updates, the NCVPS teacher evaluation process and spot check data, and legislative updates. The draft agenda is available here.
July 27 is Deadline to Comment on Every Student Succeeds Act Draft State Plan: Educators, parents, students and other stakeholders of North Carolina’s public schools are reminded that July 27 is the last day to comment on the draft North Carolina Consolidated State Plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA State Plan).
North Carolina has welcomed more than 116,000 new students so far this decade, but most of these newcomers aren’t going to traditional public schools.Enrollment dropped by 5,562 students ... Read the rest