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Education Among Focus Topics at State of the State

Gov. Roy Cooper delivered his first State of the State speech to a joint session of the General Assembly. Public education was one of the topics upon which the governor focused.

http://www.wral.com/cooper-gop-outline-different-visions-for-nc/16582865/

 

Bruce MildwurfEducation Among Focus Topics at State of the State
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K-3 Class Size Fix Bill Introduced

The News & Observer reports on the K-3 class size fix supported by NCSBA.

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article128700729.html?platform=hootsuite

 

Bruce MildwurfK-3 Class Size Fix Bill Introduced
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Court Battle Over NC Education Powers to Take Place in June

A hearing will be held on June 29 concerning the constitutionality of a legislative provision that transferred some powers from the SBE to the new State Superintendent. Read more

http://www.wral.com/court-battle-over-nc-education-powers-to-take-place-in-june/16452208/

 

Bruce MildwurfCourt Battle Over NC Education Powers to Take Place in June
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Virtual Charter School Pilot Report Draws SBE Concern

The first comprehensive report on the performance of the state’s 2 virtual charter pilots was reviewed by the State Board of Education. Board members noted some alarming components of the report, including data on low performance and high withdrawal rates. Read more here.

Bruce MildwurfVirtual Charter School Pilot Report Draws SBE Concern
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