Tag:State Board of Education

  • State education board silent on fate of H.B. 17

    The State Board of Education on Tuesday convened a special meeting to discuss the constitutionality of House Bill 17, but members adjourned without saying what they talked about or revealing their next move, if they have one. The substance of the meeting was held in…

  • Disagreement over charter approvals goes public

    The State Board of Education’s Aug. 4 decision to reject five of the 13 charter school applications that were earlier this year approved by the N.C. Charter School Advisory Board led to a resolution of protest from the advisory board. The resolution, posted Aug. 9, resulted from frustration that…

  • Black charter school operators worry about new state regs

    Some North Carolina charter school operators feel that state officials are “nitpicking” and piling on regulations, actions that not only hamper their ability to operate their schools but also counter many of the purposes of charter schools. “We’re supposed to be innovative and creative in order to make things happen,”…

  • Weird Governance for Education

    Here we are, well into the 21st century, with a set of governance policies for North Carolina education that confuse the public and confound effective management.

  • State Ed Board Seeks More Funds

    RALEIGH — The State Board of Education is asking the General Assembly to spend $370 million more on public schools in 2007 than the legislature did last year. The total, which represents an increase of 5 percent over last year’s budget, was the maximum allowed under the guidelines issued by…