Blue Ribbon, textbook commissions to meet


Blue Ribbon Commission on Testing and Accountability Meets Monday

The State Board of Education’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Testing and Accountability will meet Monday, Aug. 13, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.

Commission members will discuss information provided by presenters to date, short-term recommendations, and long-term recommendations. For those who cannot attend, the meeting is being audio streamed. To listen in, please go online and click on the appropriate audio stream link. For more information, please contact the NCDPI Communications division at 919.807.3450.

Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission Meets Wednesday

The Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission will meet next Wednesday, August 15, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the 7th Floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.

For those who cannot attend, the meeting is being audio streamed. To listen in, please go online and click on the appropriate audio stream link. For more information, please contact the NCDPI Communications division at 919.807.3450.

Textbook Commission to Hold Deliberations Meeting

The North Carolina Textbook Commission will hold its Deliberations Meeting on August 16 – 17 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Research Triangle Park.

Thursday’s meeting will be held from 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and Friday’s meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. – noon. Members will discuss the list of textbook recommendations in preparation of submitting their recommendations for State Board consideration in October. For additional information, please contact the NCDPI Communications division at 919.807.3450.