Displaying items by tag: NC Department of Public Instruction

RALEIGH — A court has rejected an attempt by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and Istation for it to intervene in a dispute over a K-3 reading tool contract.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Early College High School senior Lauren Humann has been selected to join the N.C. Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee. 

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 13:16

Dispute between Istation and Amplify may head to court

RALEIGH — State Superintendent Mark Johnson isn’t happy with how the N.C. Department of Information Technology has handled the dispute between Amplify and Istation for the K-3 reading contract, and he’s taking the matter to the courts.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The school year may be halfway over — or more — before the contract dispute between competing reading diagnostic companies is resolved, leaving students at public schools in limbo.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Newly released school performance grades show reading scores have remained stagnant despite millions spent on reading interventions.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The Office of State Human Resources has announced a solution to prevent the layoffs of 220 teachers with the N.C Virtual Public School.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — A dispute over a K-3 reading contract is heating up after the company at the center of the controversy, Istation, sent a cease-and-desist letter to three people who have publicly criticized a decision to grant the contract to Istation.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — In 2013, North Carolina launched “Read To Achieve," which was supposed to help lagging kids reach literacy by third grade. Six years and $150 million later, the state has seen little success.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Another Democrat has joined the growing pool of candidates for state superintendent in 2020.

Published in Local News