The budget devised by House and Senate negotiators to reconcile the differences between their respective chamber plans was released late on Monday, June 27. The Senate passed the bill on Wed., June 29, and the House on Friday, July 1. The budget comprises two documents: the conference budget bill and the conference money report.
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Join Public Schools First NC for a town hall meeting. Find out how we can ALL help make our students more successful!
Have fun for a great cause! Open to players of all levels and all ages! Join us from 9:30-1:30. We’ll have ping pong competitions, raffles, t-shirts and prizes!
A report written by the New America Foundation, Beyond Subprime Learning: Accelerating Progress in Early Education, outlines a system for children birth through eight. The system describes the unique roles for everyone interacting with children in order to promote education and positive learning experiences. The following eight actions are necessary to achieve a seamless birth […]
Want to get people involved in learning more about public education in a way that’s fun and engaging? Invite your neighbors and friends for a night of education and conversation.
Every citizen in North Carolina can play a role in strengthening our public schools. Become a strong, effective voice for public education.
Public Schools First NC wants to be sure you have the facts. Learn more about the current status of the 2015-17 biennial budget and understand how the 2013-15 budget has affected public education.
North Carolina educators are wearing red every Wednesday to show support for students and the teaching profession. Public Schools First NC and others are doing the same. Be fashionable–wear red every Wednesday!
A lifetime educator has a compelling vision for public education and the schools our students deserve. She believes that our students need: School reform that’s evidence-based Smaller classes and a robust, well-rounded, deep, rich curriculum In school services that address their social, emotional, intellectual and health needs Culturally, sensitive, non-biased, and equitable education Professional teachers […]