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Education Matters – Talking testing with teacher legislators

Topic: Talking Testing with Teacher Legislators There appears to be a growing bipartisan consensus that we’re over-testing our state’s public...

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Bond issues have power to modernize public schools

When I first moved into my office in the far back corner on the third floor of Carroll Hall on...

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Episode 6: The road to Morganton

This is the sixth episode of the series that will tell the story of the development of a new campus...

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Learning to lead as a Multi-Classroom Leader

In 2015–16, I was a high school English teacher at an elite, private college-prep high school. In 2017-18, I became...

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Disappointed

Losing an election is humbling, but it’s also extremely disappointing. Believe me, I know. After serving three terms in the...

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Education Matters – One-on-one with Governor Roy Cooper

Topic: One-on-One with Governor Roy Cooper Two years ago, Roy Cooper was elected governor of North Carolina as a champion...

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Schools at the center of response to multi-ethnic society

American teenagers who enter high school this fall will graduate in 2023 — the first year, the National Center for...

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Passion projects: Engaging students in their own learning

One of the greatest challenges for classroom teachers is providing organic opportunities for student agency. When agency is provided, it...

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Retaining beginning teachers in the profession through effective mentoring

According to the most recent State of the Teaching Profession in North Carolina report published in February, the teacher attrition rate...

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Global education and competency in the classroom

What is global education and why does it matter?  Our world continues to become more interconnected. Through advances in technology,...

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Education Matters- Newsmakers

Topic: Newsmakers This week on Education Matters we welcome two educators who are making news. First up is Leigh Kokenes....