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NEWS RELEASES 2010-11

NEWS RELEASES 2010-11 :: JANUARY 25, 2011

RACE TO THE TOP CONTRACT ALERT

In accordance with the North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery & Investment policy regarding contracts utilizing Race to the Top funding, the Purchasing & Contracts Section of the NC Department of Public Instruction will be posting a "Notice of Intent" to award a contract to North Carolina State University to administer the Northeast Leadership Academy and to the University of North Carolina General Administration for the New Teacher Support initiative.

A "Notice of Intent" for each award will be posted on the Department of Administration, Division of Purchase and Contract's Interactive Purchasing System (IPS) on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. Questions resulting from this news release may be directed to Chuck Clements, Section Chief, Purchasing & Contracts Section, 919.807.3661; or, cclement@dpi.state.nc.us.

About the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction:
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides leadership to 115 local public school districts and 126 charter schools serving over 1.5 million students in kindergarten through high school graduation. The agency is responsible for all aspects of the state's public school system and works under the direction of the North Carolina State Board of Education.


For more information:
NCDPI Communication and Information Division, 919.807.3450.