teacher compensation

Dump the National Average Salary and Properly Value the Teaching Profession

The traditional school year is over once again without teachers knowing what their salaries will be next year. It’s no...

school performance report

Finding the Right Formula for A Useful School Performance Report

What, really, is the point of a school performance report? This is the question that hasn’t been answered in the discu...

NC Superintendent Survey of School Calendar Flexibility

Local Control is Right for School Calendar Law

It’s official. No one can agree on the best time to start the school year. A recent report from the NC General Assembl...

K-3 Class Size Limits Are Noble, But Are They The Best Choice to Improve Student Outcomes?

The conventional wisdom on K-3 class size is that smaller is better. That was the thinking used when the General Assembl...

NC Needs to Adopt a Unified, Comprehensive School Accountability Standard

The North Carolina School Report Cards program was broken from the start, and now the state has a chance to change it fo...


Sign up for IN Context

IN Context is published monthly.

We respect your privacy.