Advocacy

Taking Back Teaching
http://educationnext.org/taking-back-teaching/

Policy Maker's Education Primer
http://www.ncforum.org/policymakers-education-primer/

Calling a Legislator
http://www.publicschoolsfirstnc.org/call-your-legislators/

Current Legislation

Legislative Updates
http://www.publicschoolsfirstnc.org/resources/legislative-updates/

NCSBA Hot Topics
http://www.ncsba.org/governmental-relations/governmental-relations-resources/

NCSBA Legislative Alerts
http://www.ncsba.org/index.php?src=news&srctype=lister&srctype=news_lister_legalerts1

NCASA Bill Tracker
http://www.ncasalegislativelink.org/bill-tracker.html

NCAE State Policies of Interest
http://www.ncae.org/advocacy/state-policies-of-interest/

 

Research and Reports

Important Research from Public Schools First NC
http://www.publicschoolsfirstnc.org/important-research/

Public Schools First NC Fact Sheets
http://www.publicschoolsfirstnc.org/resources/fact-sheets/

Local School Finance Study
http://www.ncforum.org/local-school-finance-study/

Roadmap of Need
http://www.ncforum.org/roadmap-to-need/

College Degree Attainment
http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/state_data/2012/North_Carolina-2012.pdf

Teachers Performance and Incentive Pay (page 94 – 98)
http://www.ctacusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/MoreThanMoney-CAP.pdf

Developing North Carolina's K-12 STEM Pipeline:
http://vitalsigns.changetheequation.org/images/vs_newsletter/north_carolina.pdf

Teacher Pay and Master Degrees (page 9-13)
http://www.edweek.org/media/eperc_qualityteaching_12.11.pdf

Increasing Student Achievement (against international benchmarks)
http://nationsreportcard.gov/ltt_2012/summary.aspx
http://www.edtrust.org/naep_state_scores/scatterplot#4;Math;All%20Students;NC

Increasing STEM majors in College:
http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/2013/pdf/tab2-1.pdf
http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/2013/pdf/tab2-8.pdf

Leveraging and Targeting NC's STEM Outreach programs (page 3, 5, Appendix A & B)
http://www.northcarolina.edu/reports/index.php?page=download&id=110&inline=1