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Perspective | Ready to implement personalized learning? Consider these challenges and opportunities

This is the sixth piece in a series on competency-based education. Read the rest of the series here. With the...

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Perspective | First in Future: Mayor of Charlotte Vi Lyles

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | First in Future: Director of UNC Charlotte Urban Institute Jeff Michael

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | These 3 schools are leading the way in competency-based education

This is the fifth piece in a series on competency-based education. Read the rest of the series here. As competency-based...

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Perspective | North Carolina’s viewpoint on personalized learning

This is the fourth piece in a series on competency-based education. Read the rest of the series here. With the...

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Perspective | First in Future: Dean of Metropolitan College at Johnson C. Smith University, Laura Colson McLean

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte,...

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Perspective | An education summit made waves, now barely ripples

It was a gathering of political leadership hardly imaginable today. Thirty years ago, then-President George H.W. Bush spent two days...

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Perspective | Apply today for Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Community Progress Fund

Sometimes, a local organization, idea, issue, or project needs that extra boost at just the right time to continue to...

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Perspective | myFutureNC blog series: Innovative models for increasing college enrollment & completion

“I believe in you.” These are powerful words. They are the words that can transform doubt into hope and opportunity....

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Perspective | Change how we pay teachers

About this time last year, progressive activists and Democratic politicians were trumpeting the news that North Carolina was 49th in the...

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Perspective | A new school year, a hurricane, a lesson in giving

The school year began and students in Mrs. McDavid’s eighth grade English and language arts class at Jones Middle School...

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Perspective | AttendaNCe counts: Engaging students and parents

It’s still 90 degrees here in North Carolina and Halloween seems far off, but the 2019-20 school year is well...