Statement from BEST NC on Principal Pay

Cary, NC - This year, North Carolina made the largest investment in state history in principal salaries through an updated salary schedule and bonus opportunities. The impetus was an average principal salary ranking at the bottom of the Southeast and among the lowest in the nation and increasing recognition that that North Carolina’s way of paying principals was outdated and convoluted. read more

October 11, 2017 / by / Category : In the News, Media Releases

Chuck Purvis, CEO of Coastal Credit Union, joins BEST NC Board

Cary, NC- BEST NC is proud to announce that Chuck Purvis, CEO of Coastal Credit Union, has been unanimously voted onto the board of directors. He joins other top North Carolina executives who are committed to transforming education by promoting public policy and other critical strategies that will lead to student success in a competitive global economy. read more

July 25, 2017 / by / Category : In the News, Media Releases

ADVISORY: Rhee, Parker, BEST NC to hold media availability Tuesday

DVISORY: Rhee, Parker, BEST NC to hold media availability Tuesday. Cary, NC – BEST NC will host a media availability Tuesday featuring unlikely education reform allies Michelle Rhee and George Parker, who will discuss their work to improve education in Washington, DC. read more

February 7, 2017 / by / Category : In the News, Media Releases

BEST NC Delivers a Little Guide, Chock-full of Education Data

BEST NC releases the 2017 Facts & Figures: Education in North Carolina guide, a composite of current education data from cradle through career. read more

January 17, 2017 / by / Category : In the News, Media Releases

Lagging Math Scores Hurt North Carolina’s Global Ranking

Results were released this week from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an academic assessment measuring 15-year-old students’ achievement in key subjects. This time, North Carolina and Massachusetts became the only states in the U.S. top anticipate in the study at a state level, and can now compare student performance in an international context. read more

December 8, 2016 / by / Category : Media Releases

2016 Excellence Education Innovation Lab

Reimagining the Pipeline: Preparing PK-12 Teachers for Excellence. Thought leaders from around the state and nation gather to imagine innovative solutions for teacher recruitment and retention in North Carolina. read more

September 28, 2016 / by / Category : Media Releases