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June 30, 2017 Students Can “Meet Up to Eat Up” This Summer
June 30, 2017 North Carolina Students Are Winners in Microsoft Office Competition Students Demonstrate Mastery of Career Skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
June 27, 2017 School Nutrition Professionals Participate in Innovative NC K-12 Culinary Institute
June 15, 2017 Students Recognized in N.C. Summer Nutrition Program for Kids Artwork Contest
June 13, 2017 N.C. Summer Nutrition Program Sponsors Receive First-Ever Turnip the Beet Awards
June 7, 2017 NC Superintendent Mark Johnson to Visit C.C. Spaulding Elementary for Books on Break Event Local Book Drive Supports Johnson’s NC Reads Initiative
June 5, 2017 NC Superintendent Mark Johnson to Participate in June 6 Reach Out and Read Event
May 31, 2017 Hertford County School Bus Driver Takes Top Honor
May 12, 2017 Perquimans School Leader Named 2017 Principal of the Year
May 9, 2017 NC Superintendent Thanks Teachers during 2017 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2, 2017 State Board of Education Welcomes New Legislative Affairs Director
May 1, 2017 Local School Superintendents to Join State Board of Education for May 2 Planning Session
Apr 27, 2017 Superintendent Johnson Celebrates the Month of the Military Child
Apr 24, 2017 Statement from NC Superintendent Mark Johnson on House Bill 13
Apr 20, 2017 Three Middle Schools Tapped as Schools to Watch
Apr 13, 2017 NC Superintendent Mark Johnson Files Response in SBE vs. State of NC Lawsuit
Apr 6, 2017 Onslow County Kindergarten Teacher Wins NC's Top Honors
Apr 3, 2017 NC Superintendent Johnson Unveils Statewide Reading Initiative;
"NC Reads" will Connect Literacy Efforts from Preschool to Career
Mar 24, 2017 2017 Governor's School Selections Announced
Mar 20, 2017 NC Department of Public Instruction Joins With NC Business Community For Students@Work Week
Mar 16, 2017 President/CEO of Communities in Schools to Lead the New Achievement School District
Mar 15, 2017 NC Superintendent of Public Instruction Hires Senior Legislative Director and Chief Budget Advisor
Mar 2, 2017 Levinson Named NCDPI Chief Financial Officer
Feb 27, 2017 Two NC School Districts Recognized for Graduating Students Global Ready
Feb 24, 2017 College Board Names Five NC School Districts to 2016 AP Honor Roll
Feb 10, 2017 Hoke County Public Schools Receives “Green Ribbon” Award
Feb 10, 2017 February is “Love the Bus” Month; Feb. 13-17 is School Bus Driver Appreciation Week
Feb 7, 2017 Regional Wells Fargo Principals of the Year Named; Principals Now Compete for State Title
Feb 2, 2017 The NC Education & Innovation Tour Coming to Forsyth County
Jan 31, 2017 Sponsors Needed to Help Ensure Students Don't Go Hungry this Summer
Jan 25, 2017 Public School Dropout Rate Improves in 2015-16
Jan 25, 2017 Reportable Public School Crimes and Consequences Decrease in 2015-16; Short-Term Suspensions Increase
Jan 25, 2017 Regional NC Teachers of the Year Named; State Winner to be Announced in April
Jan 5, 2017 Hearing on Preliminary Injunction Postponed
Dec 28, 2016 State Board of Education Statement Regarding Constitutional Challenge to the Provisions of NC Session Law 2016-126
Dec 20, 2016 State Board of Education Statement Regarding Called Meeting on House Bill 17
Dec 15, 2016 State Board of Education Chairman Opposes HB 17
Dec 15, 2016 North Carolina Leads Nation in National Board Certified Teachers
Dec 8, 2016 Mount Airy City Schools Teacher Wins “Oscar of Teaching”
Dec 6, 2016 NC PISA Scores Provide Comparisons with Other Nations’ Performance
Nov 15, 2016 Federal Grants Support School Improvement Efforts
Nov 14, 2016 2015-16 NC School Report Cards Released
Nov 10, 2016 State Board Recognizes Educator/Schools for Global Accomplishments
Nov 02, 2016 New Report Tracks Changes in NC’s Teaching Force
Oct 25, 2016 Schools Honored for Highest Graduation Rates Atkinson Cites Efforts by Schools, Districts to Help More Students Finish
Sep 28, 2016 National Blue Ribbons Awarded to Eight NC Public Schools
Sep 27, 2016 NC Students Make Gains on SAT, AP Exams
Sep 22, 2016 38 New Charter Applications Received; Approved Schools Will Open for Students in Fall 2018
Sep 21, 2016 State Education Leaders Congratulate Halifax for Academic Progress
Sep 21, 2016 Public Invited to Comment on NC’s K-12 Education Plan for Every Student Succeeds Act; Second Round of Sessions Begins Oct. 6
Sep 12, 2016 Statement from State Superintendent June Atkinson Regarding the Death of NCAE Past President Rodney Ellis
Sep 12, 2016 Give Five – Read Five Puts Books in Hands of Thousands of Students
Sep 8, 2016 Students Play Critical Role in School Bus Safety
Sep 6, 2016 Public Hearing Scheduled to Receive Comment on Proposed change of NC Extended Content Standard Math 1 (Grade 10)
Sep 1, 2016 Gaps Narrowing as NC Graduation Rate Climbs
Sep 1, 2016 North Carolina's Graduation Rate Reaches New High in 2016;
School Grades Improve – More Earn As, Bs and Cs
Sep 1, 2016 North Carolina Teachers Receive Highest Math/Science Award
Aug 26, 2016 Back to School in NC: By the Numbers
Aug 25, 2016 NC Public Schools Begin Fourth Year of PowerSchool
Aug 9, 2016 NC Moves Up in WalletHub Public School Rankings
July 29, 2016 Eligibility for Free or Reduced Price Meals in the National School Lunch Program Announced
July 14, 2016 State Board of Education Extends Proof of Concept Study