More than 7,000 North Carolina teachers left the profession last year, according to the state’s newest annual teacher turnover report. While legislative leaders say that’s an improvement over recent years, veteran educators remain concerned. State Board of Education member James E. Ford discusses teacher attrition, efforts to retain the state’s best educators while attracting more teachers of color to the profession.
Learn more about Ford’s work at the Center for Racial Equity in Education.
Veteran journalists Lisa Sorg and David Menconi will discuss the State of Newspaper Journalism at this year’s NC Book Festival. Sorg and Menconi were kind enough to give us a preview of their discussion with Steven Petrow. Learn more about the February 22nd event at HQ (310 S Harrington St.) in downtown Raleigh.