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Perspective | Seniors reflect on a lost year

In 2017, I wrote an article entitled, “Spend prom on the Great Wall, check.” The focus of the story was...

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Perspective | Lathan receives UNC Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nearly 20 years ago, Jamie Lathan, dean of NCSSM’s Distance Education and Extended Programs, joined the school’s humanities department as...

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Perspective | Reflecting on a decade of investments: How competency-based education can help North Carolina achieve educational equity

This is the fourth piece in a five-part series of perspectives from RTI International on competency-based education amid COVID-19. Follow along...

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Perspective | Lenoir County seniors spread hope through music: ‘It’s gonna be okay’

We all have been trying to make sense of the unprecedented global crisis brought forth by the COVID-19 virus. Much...

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Perspective | How personalized learning practices prepared one school for remote learning

This is the third piece in a five-part series of perspectives from RTI International on competency-based education amid COVID-19. Follow along...

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Perspective | We can’t put the genie back in the bottle: Designing next-generation education in the time of crisis

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, people in North Carolina, the U.S., and around the world are confined to...

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Perspective | Connecting community college campus climate to student success

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been radical shifts in the work and learning environment of community...

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Perspective | How creating the right competencies can build the foundation for learning — within and beyond school walls

This is the second piece in a five-part series of perspectives from RTI International on competency-based education amid COVID-19. Follow along...

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Perspective | Educators are learners, too

This is the first piece in a five-part series of perspectives from RTI International on competency-based education amid COVID-19. Follow along...

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Perspective | Amid this pandemic, our 58 community colleges provide hope

For all of us, the last two months have been unlike anything we could have ever predicted. This pandemic has...

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Perspective | Looking to federal fiscal power to avoid ‘great harm’ to a generation of students

The interconnected public health and economic crises have locked North Carolina in a box within a box. Think of the...

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Perspective | Why can’t colleges use endowments to fill budget gaps?

There’s a new and frequently occurring question these days around higher education’s response to COVID-19: Why are colleges and universities...