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Perspective | What does the Leandro report propose for early childhood?

A report released Tuesday makes strong recommendations about how North Carolina can meet its obligation to provide a sound, basic...

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Perspective | Framing the state’s myFutureNC goal at the local level

This article was written by Matt Meyer in association with the State Council for Sector Strategies. “Ensuring that by 2030,...

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Perspective | Where are all of the teachers of color?

I began my formal education attending a predominantly white elementary school. It was considered one of the better elementary schools...

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Perspective | A school’s obligation to provide nursing services under IDEA, Section 504

Under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and Section 504 (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act), children with disabilities are...

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Perspective | It’s who you know — The critical role of community college faculty and advisors

The goal of equipping 2 million individuals ages 25-44 with a high-quality postsecondary degree or credential by 2030 set by myFutureNC...

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Perspective | Gov. Cooper letter to educators on teacher pay

The following is an open letter from Gov. Roy Cooper. It was sent to North Carolina principals to pass on...

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Perspective | Lt. Gov. Forest letter to educators on teacher pay

The following is an open letter from Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. It was published on December 6, 2019. Greetings North...

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Perspective | Social media and the First Amendment meet in the classroom

The year 2019 featured a series of stirring instances of teachers and high school students stepping out of their classrooms...

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Perspective | Suspending student suspensions: How teaching teams created calm classrooms

How can kids learn when they’re not in the classroom? That’s the issue I confronted when I arrived at Albemarle...

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Perspective | AttendaNCe Counts: The importance of celebrating attendance

For the students at Union Elementary, the promise of a dance party is seriously motivating. Part of Principal Dondi Hobbs’...

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Perspective | Kenan Fellows program leading the way on STEM professional development

Last month, we examined the new NC Teaching Fellows program. To dive into more of our past STEM ScoreCard topics,...

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Perspective | Education Matters – Addressing the teacher pay stalemate

 Addressing the Teacher Pay Stalemate Lawmakers recently adjourned their legislative session without reaching a compromise with Governor Cooper on teacher...