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April 16, 2014

N.C. Pre-K Program Shows Greater Gains Than Expected, Study Says

A study of North Carolina's pre-K program for at-risk 4-year-olds has yielded a greater impact than expected, a new study states.

April 16, 2014

N.C. Charters Must Disclose Salaries, Education Officials Say

Reversing a decision from last month, education officials in North Carolina now say that charter schools must disclose employees' salaries to the public.

April 14, 2014

Due Process About to Dissolve for Kansas Teachers

Teachers' unions in the state are protesting the change, which was approved by legislators as part of several adjustments to the state's K-12 funding system.

March 25, 2014

N.C. State's 'Farm to Philanthropy' Program Targets Rural Students

A new program at North Carolina State University continues the school's ongoing focus on its rural stakeholders and aims to expand students' access to the university.

February 21, 2014

North Carolina Voucher Program Suspended

A superior court judge in North Carolina has ruled to suspend the voucher program until a pair of lawsuits challenging it have been resolved.

February 20, 2014

Judge Declines to Dismiss North Carolina Voucher Lawsuit and Other Voucher News

While the North Carolina voucher program makes its way through the legal system, lawmakers in Alaska and Indiana debate voucher programs there.

February 05, 2014

Charter Schools Opening in Rural N.C. With Help of Accelerator Program

Two of North Carolina's newest charter schools got their start with the help of the new North Carolina Public Charter School Accelerator program.

January 16, 2014

Education Funding Gaps Linger in N.C., While a Pa. Funding Formula May Begin

Wealth-based spending gaps in North Carolina have grown over the past decade, while a new school finance formula in Pennsylvania may be in the works.

January 08, 2014

Taking a Break From Blogging

I have decided to suspend my blog indefinitely while I concentrate on helping my home state of North Carolina regain its reputation for great public schools supported by thoughtful public school policy.

January 03, 2014

New Year's Week Roundup of School Choice News

New York City education chancellor selected, North Carolina teachers' attitudes toward vouchers revealed, and implications of Indiana's pre-K vouchers outlined.

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