Reports, articles, and publications about emerging issues in North Carolina's public schools

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Give Them Something to Smile About
2011 School District Convocation
(ppt, 14.9mb)

State Superintendent's Call to Action on Family Involvement, October 2010
A Call to Action in support of family involvement.
(pdf, 31kb)

Engage, Commit to, and Sustain Family Involvement, October 2010
State Superintendent's op-ed in support of family involvement month.
(pdf, 47kb)

Parent and Family Involvement Guide
A Guide to Effective Parent, Family, and Community Involvement in North Carolina Schools, March 2009
(pdf, 804kb)

Send a Message-Graduate: State Superintendent's Recommendations to the State Board of Education (Brochure)
State Superintendent June Atkinson identifies eight recommendations to the State Board of Education for improving the graduation rate and reducing the dropout rate.
(pdf, 489kb)

Momentum...Every Child Ready 2012-2014 Biennial Report
Provides an update of work completed during the 2012-14 biennium and the legislative budget request for 2015-2017.
(pdf, 3.4mb)

A T-shirt Named Zee
A children’s book that encourages determination, resiliency, and empathy.
(pdf, 175kb)

The Three Little Pigs and The Graduation Project
A story that describes the objectives of the graduation project.
(pdf, 846kb)

Raise the Graduation Rate – A Call to Action!
State Superintendent June Atkinson identifies ten imperatives for all school districts as they work to improve their graduation rate.
(pdf, 334kb)

Biennial Report 2004-06
Future-Ready Schools: Preparing Students for the 21st Century
(pdf, 2.2mb)

Public Schools for the New Century (Brochure)
Empowering students for effective participation in a global economy as world-class workers and citizens.
(pdf, 253kb)

State Superintendent’s Vision for 21st Century Assessment (Brochure)
The guiding mission of the North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE) is that every public school student will graduate from high school, globally competitive for work and postsecondary education and prepared for life in the 21st century.
(pdf, 127kb)