K-12 education (page 4)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports on mixed news linked to North Carolina’s student reading instruction. The Daily Journal explains why a long-running state budget impasse has not generated much public response.
    Mitch Kokai, January 28, 2020
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    Celebrate National School Choice Week With Us, Today at Noon

    Join us to hear Bob Luddy at 12 Noon at the John Locke Foundation in midtown Raleigh, or live on Facebook.  …
    Donna Martinez, January 27, 2020
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    JLF’s Donna Martinez Talks Teacher Pay on After SPIN!

    JLF’s Donna Martinez was featured in an installment of NC SPIN’s “After SPIN!” Martinez spoke with the show’s host, Tom Campbell, about teacher pay in North Carolina. Martinez noted that the popular narrative around teacher pay leads to misconceptions about how much teachers actually make. She stated:…
    Brenee Goforth, January 27, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the impact of school choice in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal documents North Carolina’s flourishing economy in 2019.
    Mitch Kokai, January 27, 2020
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    AFC school choice poll released

    The American Federation for Children (AFC) released its annual school choice poll.  Overall, it shows that school choice is popular among most subgroups.  According to the poll, support is particularly strong in the African American and Latino communities.  Here are a few items of note: School choice support overall: …
    Terry Stoops, January 24, 2020
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    Next Shoe Drops In the Leandro Education Finance Case

    On Tuesday, January 21, the parties in the decades-old Leandro lawsuit received a court order from Judge David Lee. Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello explains: Lee issued a 34-page order Tuesday, Jan. 21, during a meeting with the parties in the decades-old case. Leandro, a court battle that started in 1994, cemented the…
    Brenee Goforth, January 23, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on new Publisher Amy Cooke, who is also the new CEO of the John Locke Foundation. Watch Donna Martinez’s interview with Amy Cooke. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal says it would be unwise at best to allow one consultant’s report to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 23, 2020
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    EdBuild: N.C. school district borders do not segregate

    In the 2020 update to Fault Lines: America’s Most Segregating School District Borders, EdBuild researchers write, In a similar vein, consider North Carolina, an economically diverse state that might be expected to contain some steeply segregating school district borders. But North Carolina has few of…
    Terry Stoops, January 22, 2020