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Perspective | HS diploma, 2-year college, apprenticeship — Which is the best path? New ‘Right to Know’ bills in 6 states would give students more data about options (and outcomes)

The “one size fits all” model of education is long gone, and good riddance. No two students are on the...

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Perspective | Empowering students to have healthy relationships while using social media and technology

The relationships in our lives — with friends, partners, family, or coworkers — have a huge impact on the five...

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Perspective | AttendaNCe Counts: Personalized early outreach improves regular attendance

Midway Elementary School principal Robbin Cooper believes that attendance challenges are best solved by intentionally engaging parents as partners. She’s...

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Perspective | Imagine the beloved community

Imagine you awoke this morning in a community governed on the principles of justice, equal opportunity for all, and agape...

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Perspective | How northeastern NC organizations are working together to connect people to jobs

Right now, many industries in North Carolina are struggling to find the right mix of talent, experience, and credentials in...

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Perspective | To understand the state’s charter schools, first, focus on facts

North Carolina’s 2019 Annual Charter School Report has been the subject of recent controversy and debate, with some suggesting that...

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Perspective | Education Matters: Keeping our students safe

Anonymous reporting, safety apps, school resource officers. Do you know how your children are staying safe while in school? Today...

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Perspective | Students learn more from North Carolina teachers who are ‘tough graders’

It’s long been said that children rise to the expectations of the trusted adults in their lives, and research has...

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Perspective | Rising education narrows male-female earnings gap

In the late 1990s, education data showed a widening gender gap in higher education enrollment across the South. Women exceeded...

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Perspective | Considering a gap year after high school? Here are 5 options.

High school graduates in North Carolina face major questions about the future, and generally are presented with three options: enrolling,...

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Perspective | State Board must include complete demographic information in charter school report

Every February, the State Board of Education presents a report on the current state of North Carolina charter schools to...

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Perspective | Book Harvest’s Dream Big book drive

“Everyone needs to become a good reader so that when they are an adult they will have a better life,”...