Operation Polaris, presented by State Superintendent Catherine Truitt to the State Board of Education on April 8, 2021, is the Superintendent’s strategic vision for the next four years to support public schools across North Carolina. This outlines how the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), in tandem with the State Board of Education (SBE), will assist all education stakeholders as they work to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic while establishing a framework to achieve the long-term goal of ensuring a sound, basic education for all students in the state.  See also: 

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