NC State Board of Education (page 3)

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    Virtual charter school decision: A prediction

    Later today, Wake County Superior Court Judge Abraham Penn Jones will decide the fate of the North Carolina Virtual Academy. (For background on the issue, read this.) As we stand, an administrative law judge granted a charter to the online charter school after the State Board of Education…
    Terry Stoops, June 29, 2012
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    SBE looks for ways to cap charter growth

    At next week’s State Board of Education (SBE) meeting, the topic of “significant shifts in student enrollment from an LEA to a charter school” will be on the table. Earlier this year, a handful of district administrators and school boards complained that new and expanding charter schools would…
    Terry Stoops, March 28, 2012
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    Changes to the State Board of Education in 2012

    In “Ten big changes coming to NC public schools in 2012,” I pointed out that there was a good chance that we would see changes to the powerful State Board of Education (SBE).  Now that Bev Perdue is out, her hand-picked chair of the SBE and de facto…
    Terry Stoops, January 26, 2012
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    High school graduation awards

    This afternoon, the NC Department of Public Instruction and State Board of Education will honor schools and school districts that graduated a high percentage of its students. I think my invitation got lost in the mail. According to the press release, Lt. Governor Walter Dalton, State Superintendent June Atkinson…
    Terry Stoops, October 11, 2011