In this week’s e-Newsletter, read about N.C.’s ranking in regard to per pupil expenditures, one district’s evaluation system that brings independent observers into the classroom, highlights from last night’s school board meeting and a New ‘For Your Consideration’.
Spend more than five minutes with Michael Realon and he will tell you that there are children dying in America’s outdated school system every day.
Gov. Bev Perdue announced this morning that her administration will create 2,000 additional slots this year in NC Pre-K classrooms across North Carolina.
In this week’s e-Newsletter, read about CMS testing changes, why Mooresville Graded School District has become a national model for the digital school and a New For Your Consideration regrading the dropout-age debate.
Far more important than requiring students by law to stay in school is ensuring that school is a place they want to be, and helping young people understand that education is something they need. Schools must be engaging and challenging at the same time that they are supportive and personalized.
The push to split the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District into three parts is once again gaining ground.
In this week’s e-Newsletter, read about two groups who want to break up CMS into smaller districts, the education gap between the rich and poor and a new For Your Consideration about why complete community involvement is needed to improve public schools.
As a people, we recognize the economic value of education, but we under-invest in our schools, both financially and in terms of civic capital. With America’s students and schools facing unprecedented needs, and education budgets under enormous pressure, it is time to drastically ramp up civic investment in public education.
Bill Anderson discusses CMS dropout rates on 282.
Duncan explained that other countries aren’t cutting their investment in education, and for America to compete in the global economy, investing in education is vital.