SUPERINTENDENTS' MESSAGES

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DATE TOPICS
Jun 29, 2016
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Reminder: Listening Tours for 2017-19 Biennial Budget
Jun 27, 2016
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•  Workshop for Superintendents Promotes Positive Action to Support Education
•  Survey Addresses Non-Academic Barriers that Could Impede Teaching and Learning
•  NC Digital Learning Competencies Approved
•  Every Student Succeeds Act: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
•  School Calendar Limitations Study
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Communication and Collaboration that Support Implementation
•  Work Session Focuses on Ways to Transform School Culture, Empower Teachers and Raise Student Achievement
•  Educator Effectiveness Data Sessions Scheduled for Teachers
•  Character Matters When it Comes to Finances
•  Superintendent Vacancy Announced: Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
•  Latest Messages Online
Jun 24, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
Jun 24, 2016
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Senate Budget - Two Proposals for Review
Jun 23, 2016
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Key Dates for the 2015-16 READY Accountability Report and School Performance Grades
Jun 22, 2016
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July 21 Superintendents' Meeting - More Information, Action Required
Jun 21, 2016
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Educator Effectiveness Data Training Sessions' Registration Link
Jun 21, 2016
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Educator Effectiveness Data Training Sessions
Jun 21, 2016
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Report for HB 237 - An Act to Repeal Personal Education Plans and Modify Transition Plans
Jun 17, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
Jun 17, 2016
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Access to Back Channel Chat for Monday's Quarterly Meeting
Jun 16, 2016
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Listening Tours for 2017-19 Biennial Budget
Jun 15, 2016
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Action Needed - Materials for June 20 Supts. Quarterly Meeting
Jun 13, 2016
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•  Information Sessions Scheduled on Revised High School Math Standards
•  School Connectivity Funding Update
•  NC Digital Learning Competencies Training Scheduled for July
•  July 1 is Last Day to Drop North Carolina Virtual Public School Summer Students
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Data Evaluation for Implementation
•  Implementation Science Frameworks: Implementation Stages
•  Revised Middle School Athletic Manual Available Online
•  Global Education Workshops Scheduled for this Summer
•  Latest Messages Online
Jun 13, 2016
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US and NC Flag Lowering Announcement
Jun 10, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
Jun 10, 2016
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Survey re: Middle School Athletics
Jun 9, 2016
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2016 NC TWC - Technical Error Resulting in Omitted Survey Items
Jun 8, 2016
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NCSTAR Trainings
Jun 7, 2016
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Legislative Alert - Oppose HB 657 Taking Math Backwards
Jun 6, 2016
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•  School Connectivity Funding Update
•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Revisions to Math I, II and III Draft Standards Approved
•  School Risk Management Plans
•  Local AIG Plans Due July 15
•  2016 NC TWCS Results Released
•  Cooperative Innovative High Schools
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support Update
•  North Carolina Virtual Public School News
•  Digital Learning Competencies for Classroom Teachers and School Administrators Approved
•  Internal Auditors Training Scheduled for June 20-21
•  Nationally-Recognized A+ Schools Program Accepting New Schools for 2017-18 School Year
•  Superintendent Vacancy Announced: Bertie County Schools
•  State Board of Education Honors Seven STEM Schools of Distinction
•  North Carolina and the Zika Virus
•  Latest Messages Online
Jun 3, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
Jun 3, 2016
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Analysis of Student Work Links
Jun 3, 2016
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Policies Recently Approved by State Board of Education
Jun 2, 2016
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Short Session Budget Update Webinar Scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday (June 6)
Jun 2, 2016
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Financial and Business Services' Summer Conference
Jun 2, 2016
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Alternative Accountability Model Options 2016-17
Jun 2, 2016
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Licensure Changes in Policy and Practice
Jun 2, 2016
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Supt. Quarterly Mtg. Invitation - Revised
Jun 2, 2016
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Military Student Identifier Collection
May 27, 2016
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TWCS Preview Info & Supts. Quarterly Mtg. Registration
May 26, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
May 23, 2016
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•  School Improvement Planning in NC Low-Performing Schools
•  Superintendents' Message Breaks for Memorial Weekend
•  Latest Messages Online
May 23, 2016
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Legislative Webinar Agenda & Links
May 20, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
May 20, 2016
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Legislative Webinar - Update on Budget and Legislation Monday, May 23, 2016 1 pm
May 17, 2016
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Agenda and Links from Legislative Webinar
May 16, 2016
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•  Math Standards Review and Revision Update
•  District Curriculum and Instruction Leaders Needed for Test Development
•  21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition
•  Implementation Science: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
•  Driver Education Advisory Committee to Meet
•  Superintendent Vacancy Announced: Catawba County Schools
•  Cumberland County Schools' Principal Named Principal of the Year
•  Avery County School Bus Driver Best in State
•  New Resource to Support Staff Wellness
•  Latest Messages Online
May 13, 2016
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Budget Webinar: 1 pm, Monday, May 16
May 13, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
May 13, 2016
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Lowering of US and NC Flags in Recognition of Peace Officers Memorial
May 13, 2016
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Statement in Regard to Recent Departments of Education and Justice Guidance
May 10, 2016
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ASW Requests for Local Flexibility Update - Revised Send
May 9, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Comment Now on Proposed Revisions to High School Math Standards
•  New Schools Closure
•  NCVPS Summer Session Begins June 20
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Cohorts 3 and 4
•  Spring 2015 Principal READY Resources Available
•  And the 2016 NC TWCS Winners are...
•  Latest Messages Online
May 6, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
May 2, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meets This Week
•  High School Math Standards Update
•  Recruiting NC Educators to Participate in the Test Development Process
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Examining Core Beliefs
•  Green Ribbons Awarded to Two NC Schools
•  Latest Messages Online
Apr 29, 2016
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Weekly Legislative Update
Apr 29, 2016
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Reminder: NC Has Anti-Bullying Law in Place
Apr 29, 2016
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NC SBE Licensure and Educator Evaluation Policies
Apr 27, 2016
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TNL Close Out Date
Apr 25, 2016
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•  Math Standards Revision Survey Closes April 26
•  Digital Learning Update
•  NCDPI Requests Waivers to Tydings Amendment
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Alignment of MTSS as a School Improvement Framework
•  Register Now for NCVPS Summer Classes
•  North Carolina and the Zika VIrus
•  Spring 2016 Principal READY: One More Chance
•  Global Languages Endorsement
•  NC Listens to Its Educators: 2016 NC TWCS Concludes
•  Toolkit Promotes Open Use of School Property
•  The Goal is Not Just Better Students but Better Citizens
•  Latest Messages Online
Apr 18, 2016
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Draft High School Math I, II and III Standards
Apr 18, 2016
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•  High School Math Standards Update
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Examining the School Improvement Framework
•  Implementation Science: The Formula for Success
•  Give Five - Read Five Online Literacy Tool
•  NC Textbook Commission Meets April 22
•  Student Leadership Institute Scheduled for June
Apr 18, 2016
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Principal Fellows Available for Hire
Apr 15, 2016
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NC Legislators in the Classroom: April 18-22
Apr 13, 2016
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Foundations Training
Apr 11, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Planning/Work Session/Meeting Highlights
•  Kindergarten Entry Assessment Expansion
•  USED Releases Resources on Improving School Climate
•  Information on Academic Achievement Gap Online
•  NCVPS Allotment Projections Deadline Extended
•  Gaston County Schools' Teacher is 2016 NC Teacher of the Year
•  Champions for Excellence Named
•  Additional NCStar Trainings Scheduled
•  Character Education Workshop
Apr 6, 2016
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Today's State Board of Education Planning/Work Session Live Streamed
Apr 5, 2016
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NC Charter Schools Advisory Board to Meet (April 11-12)
Apr 5, 2016
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Policy Clarifications
Apr 4, 2016
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•  State Board of Education to Hold Planning and Work Session/Monthly Meeting this Week
•  Registrations for April Superintendents' Quarterly Meeting Due Today
•  Standards Review Progress Update: English/Lanugage Arts & Mathematics
•  Home Base Usage for 2016-17
•  Digital Learning and Media Inventory
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: MTSS Readiness Instrument 2.0
•  Professional Development Series for School Leaders Continues
•  Latest Messages Online
Mar 28, 2016
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•  Webinars Scheduled for Recurring Low-Performing Schools
•  NC TWC Survey Extended Through Friday, April 1
•  Licensure Application Update: Processing Numbers and Progress to Date
•  Home Base Update
•  Celebrate NC Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Week
•  Submit Comments on Annual State Application for Grant Award Under Part B of IDEA
•  2016-17 Projected NCVPS Allotment
•  Spring 2016 Principal READY Heads East
•  Additional NCStar Trainings Scheduled
•  Job Creators Lead the Charge to Get Local Communities Ready to Work
•  Superintendent Vacancy Announced: Union County Schools
•  Latest Messages Online
Mar 28, 2016
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Local Contracts
Mar 24, 2016
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Home Base Pricing for 2016-17
Mar 24, 2016
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Textbook Evaluation Advisors Needed for Health and Social Studies
Mar 21, 2016
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•  Professional Development Series for School Leaders Continues
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Problem Solving
•  Submit Comments on Annual State Application for Grant Award Under Part B of IDEA
•  #TaketheSurvey2016 ... Before It's Too Late
•  Superintendent Vacancy Announced: Thomasville City Schools
•  Latest Message Online
Mar 21, 2016
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2016 Give Five - Read Five Campaign Kick Off
Mar 17, 2016
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Preparation for Superintendents' Quarterly Meeting
Mar 17, 2016
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2016 Teacher of the Year Summit
Mar 17, 2016
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Lowering of NC Flags in Honor of NC Representative Ralph C. Johnson
Mar 14, 2016
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•  Implementation Science: MTSS to Present at National Conference
•  Virtual Academies
•  Latest Messages Online
Mar 11, 2016
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Upgrades to PowerSchool Graduation Requirements Screen
Mar 11, 2016
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2016 Timeline for Submission of CIHS Applications
Mar 10, 2016
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Expiration of Flag Order Honoring Former First Lady Nancy Reagan
Mar 7, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  QZAB Availability Remains
•  Spring 2016 Principal READY Underway
•  NC Textbook Commission Meets March 10
•  Latest Messages Online
Mar 7, 2016
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Lowering of US and NC Flags in Honor of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan
Mar 4, 2016
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State Board of Education Meeting Follow-up Webinar Reminder
Mar 3, 2016
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NCDPI's New Chief Academic and Digital Learning Officer
Mar 2, 2016
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Charter Schools Advisory Board to Meet (March 7-8)
Mar 1, 2016
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2016 NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Opens Today
Mar 1, 2016
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April 13 Superintendents' Quarterly Meeting Invite
Mar 1, 2016
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Consolidated School Crime Report
Feb 29, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meets this Week
•  NCDPI Joins National #GoOpen Initiative
•  NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Opens Tomorrow
•  NCVPS Summer School 2016
•  Latest Messages Online
Feb 25, 2016
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SREB Professional Development Opportunity
Feb 24, 2016
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Recent PowerSchool Performance
Feb 23, 2016
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Weather Service Briefing - Hazardous Weather Expected Wednesday
Feb 22, 2016
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•  Minimum Professional Standards Set for School Nutrition Professionals
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Problem Solving Within an MTSS Framework
•  Implementation Science: The Five Active Implementation Frameworks
•  NCDPI Global Educator Digital Badge Guidance Webinar
•  ACT Testing Preparation Links
•  Title III Joins the NCCCIP
•  Summer Leadership Conference 2016
•  Two Schools Nominated for "Green Ribbon Schools" Award
•  2015 Public School Law Book
•  Latest Messages Online
Feb 19, 2016
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Summer School Testing 2015-16
Feb 18, 2016
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Expiration of Flag Order Honoring Justice Scalia
Feb 15, 2016
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•  Panic Alarm Grants
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Strengthening Core Instruction for All
•  Global Readiness Webinar
•  Severe Weather Preparedness Week: March 6-12
•  Hoke County Superintendent Made Final Four
•  Superintendent Vacancy Announced: Guilford County Schools
•  Upcoming Meetings
•  College for Every Student
•  2016 NC Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Awards Nomination Deadline Approaching
•  Latest Messages Online
Feb 15, 2016
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Master Literacy Trainers Spring Training
Feb 15, 2016
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Flag Lowering Announcement
Feb 10, 2016
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Curriculum Leaders Survey Deadline Extended to Feb. 12
Feb 8, 2016
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•  Student Survey Update
•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Data Evaluation
•  Spring 2016 Principal READY Launches in March
•  NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Launches March 1
•  USDA Community Eligibility Provision Webinar Series: Messaging and Outreach in Your Community
•  NC Schools Will "Love the Bus" Feb. 8-12
•  Upcoming Meetings
•  Latest Messages Online
Feb 8, 2016
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Webinar Reminder - Today at 3 p.m.
Feb 1, 2016
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•  State Superintendent Presents Teacher Compensation Proposal
•  State Board of Education Meets this Week
•  State Turnaround Update; Grant to Evaluate Program Effectiveness
•  Curriculum Leaders Survey
•  CTE Post-Assessment Scores
•  Feb. 5 is Deadline to Register for NC Dual Language/Immersion Administrator Seminar
•  NCVPS Professional Development Opportunities
•  Regional Principals of the Year Announced
•  Latest Messages Online
Jan 28, 2016
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Testing Students Enrolled in Credit Recovery or Repeating a Course for Credit
Jan 25, 2016
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•  Low-Performing School/District Plans for Improvement Due Feb. 15
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: District Leadership Teams
•  Implementation Science Correction
•  Summer Nutrition Programs Help Bridge Hunger Gap
•  Problem-Solving Network - Host an Issue Session
•  Latest Message Online
Jan 21, 2016
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NC School Report Card: The Data Preview Period for the Final 2014-15 Release
Jan 19, 2016
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•  Omnibus Spending Act and School Nutrition Programs
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Completion of Readiness Instrument
•  Implementation Science: A New Way of Work
•  Middle School Math Summit a Success
•  Early Registration Deadline Extended for Home Base Symposium
•  2016 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement
•  Principal READY: Principal and Charter Leaders Discuss Collaborative Learning
•  NC Reading Conference Scheduled for March
•  Latest Messages Online
Jan 19, 2016
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Registration for 2016 NCStar Regional Trainings
Jan 15, 2016
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2015-16 EOG and EOC Testing Administrations
Jan 14, 2016
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USED Dyslexia Clarification
Jan 12, 2016
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Student Survey Instrument Update
Jan 11, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Readiness Instrument
•  Register Now for NCVPS Spring Classes
•  District and School Transformation News
•  Jan. 22 is Early Registration Deadline for Home Base Symposium
•  NC Dual Language/Immersion Administrator Seminar Reminder
•  Regional Teachers of the Year Announced
•  Feb. 8-12 is School Bus Driver Appreciation Week
•  Latest Messages Online
Jan 7, 2016
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Minimal Delay in Scores for Fall English II and North Carolina Final Exams with Constructed Response Items