NC Board of Education North Carolina School Board Appoints New Leader By Associated Press • Sep 6, 2018 Kate Ter Haar / Creative Commons The North Carolina State Board of Education has appointed a new leader as three members step down. 3 NC School Board Members Now Resigning Next Month By Associated Press • Aug 12, 2018 Kate Ter Haar / Creative Commons Next month's departures of three State Board of Education members will give Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper the ability to fill vacancies without his replacements having to win formal North Carolina General Assembly approval. Education Roundup: Resignation Of Board Of Ed Chair And A Revived Court Battle By Amanda Magnus & Anita Rao • Aug 3, 2018 Jess Clark / WUNC On Thursday, State Board of Education Chair Bill Cobey submitted his resignation. His resignation will go into effect in September, six months before his term as chair was set to end. This move comes after State Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson shared his reorganization of the State Department of Public Instruction. Both Sides Declare Victory In State Supreme Court Ruling On Education By Amanda Magnus & Frank Stasio • Jun 12, 2018 NC Public Schools The North Carolina Supreme Court released a ruling Friday over who is in charge of running the state’s public schools: the State Schools Superintendent or the State Board of Education. After the decision was unveiled, both sides claimed victory.