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Monday numbers: A closer look at the academic performance of North Carolina’s charter schools

BY: - October 17, 2022

Last month, school accountability data from 2020-21 showed lower graduation rates, lower rates of proficiency on state tests and more schools designated as low-performing under North Carolina’s A-F school grade performance model. While traditional public schools get lots of attention when annual testing data is released, it’s also worth noting the performance of the state’s […]


NC Department of Public Instruction pours more salt on teachers’ wounds

BY: - April 12, 2022

Life as a public school teacher in North Carolina has never been a walk in the park or a path to easy prosperity. Though the job has always been enormously challenging and of supreme importance, the pay and working conditions have – in part because teaching was for so long generally viewed by our sexist society as “women’s work” – always been below par.