public schools

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    We’re Focusing On Teachers, But What About Principals?

    This News & Observer story delves into the role that assignment of teachers is playing in Wake County as the public school system seeks to ensure that struggling students are teamed up with high-performing teachers. Our Dr. Terry Stoops brings up a critical point: One option might be…
    Donna Martinez, June 19, 2017
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    Majority of Americans Favor Local Control of Public Schools

    Yesterday, the 46th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools was released and the findings confirm Americans want Local School Boards to have the authority.  When asked to reflect on who should have the greatest influence on what is taught in the public schools, Americans…
    Lindalyn Kakadelis, August 21, 2014
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    A historic day for school choice in North Carolina

    With State Board of Education approval of nine charter schools yesterday, North Carolina will exceed 100 charter schools for the first time since passage of charter school legislation approximately 15 years ago.  This would not have been possible without passage of Senate Bill 8 last year. But the vote…
    Terry Stoops, March 2, 2012