Making Democracy Work

Public Education Roundtable

The education roundtable is a group of several local organizations interested in public education in North Carolina. The LWVPT is the founding organization.

Organizations belonging to the education roundtable.

Representatives from the Guilford Education Alliance (GEA), Guilford County Association of Educators, Parents Teachers' Association, Guilford County School Board Members, and the LWVPT meet to discuss issues of public education.

2016 Action

At the Lunch with the League on March 10, several handouts concerning action in education were available. The Action Plan Phase 1 and the sample resolutions are here for downloading or reading.

For questions or to help, please contact one or more of the following leaders in the Stand Up for Public Schools North Carolino Children Deserver: Mark Jewell, Brian Profitt, Angela Jackson

Papers issued by the education roundtable.

White paper from the fall of 2012.

Attachments to the white paper.

Resources and Articles of Interest Regarding Public Education

Dr. Contreras answers to LWVPT member questions

At the March 2017 Lunch with the League, there were more questions than time to answer them. Dr. Contreras kindly responded with written answers to the questions.

Impact of the 2016-17 state budget on public schools

Facts on Public and Private Schools

Letter to the General Assembly, May 2015

Update on public education from P. Harrison newsletter

PDF file of the PowerPoint presentation of Yevonne Brannon on March 17, 2015.

For more information about the state of North Carolina's public schools, check out Public Schools First NC.

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Click Here to Download The Public Schools First Advocacy Guide!

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Recent Duke University study of charter schools in NC

Top public schools in NY need diversity

Can public education as we know it survive?

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Check out http://www.nspra.org/all-in - All-in for Public Education offers advocacy resources for those seeking strategies and tactics to build more support for public education

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The 2014-15 NC State Budget and Teacher Salaries

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The Case for Teacher Assistants in the Classroom

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If you have questions about why teachers need tenure, you must see this video by an experienced teacher. He makes the case! http://www.kdreeves.com/responding-to-whoopi/

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New York Times Article - Teaching Is Not A Business! http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/17/opinion/sunday/teaching-is-not-a-business.html?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&region=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article&_r=0

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A Hidden, Drastic Change in NC School Funding!

http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/09/18/4162191_a-hidden-drastic-change-in-school.html?sp=/99/108/&rh=1

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Can Public Education As We Know It Survive?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/edward-fiske/can-public-education-as-w_1_b_2325827.html

Contact us

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