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Perspective | NC Teaching Fellows program is building a pipeline of STEM teachers

Last month, we examined STEM teacher success on Praxis qualifying examinations, which are proxy measures for teacher quality for beginning...

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Perspective | AttendaNCe Counts: Monitoring data to boost attendance

When it comes to making sure young children are in school every day, data matters. Kimberlee Stone, principal of C.C....

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Perspective | Education in a South ‘divided by design’

“Race remains the issue that no one wants to address, even though it permeates almost every aspect of society —...

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Perspective | myFutureNC blog series: Keys to success for increased FAFSA completion – Lessons learned in Louisiana

Louisiana ranked number one in the nation for FAFSA completion rates for the second consecutive year, according to the National College Access...

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Perspective | Lessons learned: 4 takeaways from personalized learning workshops

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

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Perspective | Civil discourse in the classroom: Creating space for important conversations

Our nation’s growing diversity is reflected in our school-age population. In 2014, for the first time ever, African American, Native...

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Perspective | A single letter grade doesn’t measure up

The release of A-to-F school performance grades has become an annual marker in North Carolina education. Now the draft consensus...

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Perspective | SROs and IEPs – A good mix?

As a parent of a child with a disability or as a school employee, you may wonder if school resource...

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Perspective | High water, higher expectations — a STEM learning experience for all ages at App State

For three days in mid-July, 15 North Carolina high school rising juniors and seniors enrolled in the North Carolina School...

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Perspective | Starfish group seeks to create teacher leadership model

At the Watson College of Education’s (WCE) second annual Innovation Conference in May, participants worked in teams to identify challenges,...

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Perspective | Education Matters – The impacts of afterschool programs on North Carolina’s youth

Every day, youth attend afterschool, before school and summer learning programs across North Carolina, engaging in activities like STEM, physical...

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Perspective | First in Future: President of Central Piedmont Community College, Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer

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