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NELA: Rick Hess on cage busting teachers

A conversation with Rick Hess on his book, Cage Busting Teachers “How do we let teachers create the schools and systems...

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Tammy Lynn Center: Empowering families, enriching lives

In 1969, three Triangle area families came together with a simple mission — to give their children with disabilities a...

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NELA: A sense of urgency

“Every single day teachers have the power to make it a great day for that child or not a great...

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NELA: Teachers leading change

Supporting teacher leaders at the school and district level Imagining possibilities and breaking down barriers “It’s a great day to...

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Math teachers write letter to Academic Review Standards Commission

Dear Members of the Academic Review Standards Commission, We appreciate your ongoing analysis of the Common Core state standards and...

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North Carolina marks five years of Common Core

Wednesday, June 4, marked the five-year anniversary of the adoption of the Common Core State Standards in North Carolina. How...

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Celebrating success for NC’s Microsoft IT Academy

It seems like yesterday that I joined legislators and business leaders over at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh to...

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The importance of rigor in any standards

As a third grade classroom teacher, I have to say … I don’t hate the Common Core. I started my...

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From the scoreboard to the chalkboard

Growing up, sports were a huge part of my life. In college, I loved my classes, my friends, nights downtown,...

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The education fork in the road

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in The Gaston Gazette on June 7, 2015. Yogi Berra once said, “When...

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Great learning starts with great teachers

Yesterday, the John Locke Foundation held the Shaftesbury Society Luncheon event “Great Learning Starts With Great Leaders,” featuring guest speaker...

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Public Schools First NC posts interview with Governor Jim Hunt

Last Thursday night, Public Schools First NC hosted an event in Raleigh with Governor Jim Hunt.