Latest Education Reform News

1712-6

New ideas on juvenile justice

Raleigh – An advisory council to the Department of Juvenile Justice has proposed a slew of reforms in response to a May audit that revealed widespread deterioration of facilities ...
3011-20

Testing the judge

Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning Jr. must feel a little like a parent who is trying to persuade a kid to get down the stairs to catch a school bus. No matter how many ...
3011-18

Report urges changes in Hoke County schools

Raeford – The Hoke County schools should spend more money on teacher recruitment and less on teacher assistants and clerical staff, according to a report issued last week by ...
3011-13

State defends school efforts

The State of North Carolina is doing everything it can under the current budget crisis to improve public schools and offer more hope and help for at-risk students, state leaders ...
3011-9

Manning Rules!: Helping At Risk Students Is Not Just A Good Idea – It’s The Law

Judge Manning’s dramatic final ruling in the Leandro case mandates that the State of NC and its public school systems give unprecedented priority and resources to children ...
3011-6

Court tells state to say what it’ll do for lagging students

The education reform movement has generated a greater sense of purpose about helping needy children than ever before, but rarely has it generated a comparable sense of urgency. Superior ...
3011-4

Judge gets report on state education plan

Governor Mike Easley scarcely mentioned Judge Howard Manning Jr. when he convened a special task force of education and business leaders last year to devise a blueprint for "superior ...
2811-9

School uniform requirement brought to 2 middle schools Spaugh and Wilson join 28 elementary, pre-K schools across county

Debra Williams looked through the variety of knit shirts and shorts on a row of hangers at last weekend’s Back-to-School Fair at Freedom Mall. "I love these," said ...
2811-3

Bond sale will finish 2 schools: Rock Hill board selling remaining $40 million for middle, high school

Rock Hill - The Rock Hill school board has decided to complete a bond sale for school construction that voters approved in a 2000 referendum. The sale of $40 million in bonds remaining ...
Purpose Prize

NCCAI’s Senior Fellow who specializes in Education Reform Donald Stedman

Donald Stedman’s special research interests are in mental retardation and autism in young children and in early intervention and treatment of developmental disabilities, including ...