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Perspective | Supporting the social and emotional well-being of school communities during COVID-19

At a time when COVID-19 still presents a significant public health threat, education leaders are working hard to develop plans...

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Perspective | Changing course

“So, you’re a first-generation college student, right?” Numerous scenes of my stepdad receiving certificates and awards danced around in my...

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Perspective | ‘A change gonna come, oh yes, it will’

The opening line of Sam Cooke’s soulful song A Change is Gonna Come — “I was born by the river...

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Perspective | Book Babies launches virtual visits to continue to meet the needs of families

Although Book Harvest’s Book Babies team can’t visit families in person right now, that doesn’t mean they’re not keeping in...

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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: Interview with Dr. Peggy Smith

Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week,...

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Perspective | NC education stakeholders weigh in on racial equity

North Carolina education stakeholders — from the State Board to principals to community colleges to nonprofit organizations — are weighing...

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Perspective | The state must act now to harness opportunity COVID-19 presents

COVID-19 brought tremendous hardship to North Carolina, but it also presents our state with an opportunity to address persistent inequalities....

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Perspective | Certainty in an uncertain time: NC NTSP commitment to supporting North Carolina’s Beginning Teachers

As a university-based induction program, the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) partners with educator preparation programs (EPPs)...

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Perspective | I have hope for a better future

Monday, June 1, 2020, was the start of summer session at Davidson County Community College (DCCC). The first day of...

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Data | 2020 Facts & Figures: Education in North Carolina

This handy guide is designed to give you quick and easy access to key data that will support you in...

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Perspective | State superintendent candidate Jen Mangrum on racism

Dear world, I am a white woman who has never been discriminated against. I have never had to deal with...

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Perspective | Dear white colleagues: An open letter

Dear white colleagues… I begin this open letter by asking for your cooperation. As cities across the nation emerge from...