Public education has made – and continues to make – great strides. North Carolina public education is experiencing more success than at any time in its history. Our schools are more effective than ever in achieving the mandate of educating the masses. The Every Child's Chance Initiative is designed to tell our story. After all, North Carolina public schools are thriving. We're embracing the future, and we're preparing our children for what's next.
Public education in North Carolina has undergone continuous renovation since the first state-funded public school opened 175 years ago in 1840. We're innovative, adaptive and determined … but more importantly, we're yours. We serve everyone, and all of our students are valued, regardless of background or ability. Public schools are not broken. In fact, we are excelling, we are committed, and we're the heart of your community.