Jan. 19, 2017 I was asked by several people to take a look at the most recent CMS Pupil Assignment documents. The documents include a CMS Board policy statement, board minutes discussed below and the maps below. After reading the published documents, I’m not convinced we know what we are doing. The hypocrisy and […]
‘Disruptive Demographics and North Carolina’s Education Challenges’
May 26, 2015: UNC demographer James Johnson offers the school board a glimpse of the demographic trends that are reshaping America, and North Carolina, and Mecklenburg County.
Our children deserve more coordinated work on poverty, reading
High levels of poverty and low levels of reading are inseparable problems that should be studied and ameliorated together.
English language learners: Small number, big increase
Dec. 11, 2014: Percentage of English language learners is highest at earliest grades. A chart.