EDUCATION


9/3/2018 12:11am

Education report classifies N.C.'s math standards as 'weak'

“North Carolina’s recent revision of state standards actually didn’t make a lot of individual standards clearer than they were when we originally adopted. But I don’t think that they actually improved the rigor of standards, and that’s really what we should be concerned about — that the rigor remains mediocre at best.”


5/17/2018 6:33am

Educators carry signs through Bicentennial Plaza during the rally for education on May 16 in Raleigh.

N.C. educators want you to know their protest was about more than just pay

Educators and supporters from across the state assembled in Raleigh on Wednesday for a March for Students and Rally for Respect.  Due to the massive expected teacher absences, dozens of school districts across the state closed on May 16, leaving about 68 percent of North Carolina’s public school students out of class for the day.  Their absence from work was certainly noted, but educators wanted their appeals to N.C. legislators to be just as affecting. A few shared their signs, their stories and their desired results of the rally with us.