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NC State Board of Education


Every public school student in North Carolina will be empowered to accept academic challenges, prepared to pursue their chosen path after graduating high school, and encouraged to become lifelong learners with the capacity to engage in a globally-collaborative society.


The mission of the North Carolina State Board of Education is to use its constitutional authority to guard and maintain the right of a sound, basic education for every child in North Carolina Public Schools.  


Goal I: Eliminate opportunity gaps by 2025

Goal 2: Improve school and district performance by 2025

Goal 3: Increase educator preparedness to meet the needs of every student by 2025


Office of the North Carolina State Board of Education
301 North Wilmington Street, Room 212
6302 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6302
Phone: 919.807.3401
Fax: 919.807.3198

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State Board of Education meetings are audio streamed each month. Visit the State Board of Education's audio streaming page for more information.

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