Why I like the idea of charter schools and would like to see an expansion in North Carolina Charter schools can and should be unleashed from the massive bureaucracy of the public school system. Rather than pretending that we can differentiate multiple learning styles and address myriad student interests in a class of thirty students, […]
Formative Assessment Matters In the field of education, there are different types of assessment used for different purposes. North Carolina’s Balanced Assessment System is aligned to state content standards and includes Summative Assessments, Interim/Benchmark Assessments and Formative Assessment. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has adopted the Council of Chief State School Officers’ definition […]
The State Board’s “LFI” subcommittee is scheduled to convene at 3:10 Wednesday (3rd) to take action on: the Class of 2015 charter applicant approvals the fast track replication process for next year the virtual charter pilot process (per 2014 legislation) Discussion items are: Repeal of TCS-U-015 (Virtual charter policy) process for assumption of an inadequately […]
Carroll Reed, Board President Mark Hough, Shaylyn Sargent, and Charlotte Foley lead Southern Wake’s groundbreaking this morning. Thanks to USDA’s Garland Burnette, First Citizens, PTO President Kristi King, Assistant Director David Thomas, and all of you making a huge difference for Wake County’s leaders of tomorrow!