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Using community connections to feed rural students when schools are closed

Beginning on March 16, Gov. Roy Cooper closed all North Carolina public schools. This left 1.5 million students at home...

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Perspective | Tips for students transitioning to online studies from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has offered courses online since 2000, and as other educational entities have transitioned to virtual classes in...

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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: NC DPI district and regional support during COVID-19

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

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How is COVID-19 affecting ESL students?

Amid the remote learning experiment sweeping North Carolina and the nation, there are some students impacted more by the change...

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Everyone will be learning differently for a while — but what about students with learning differences?

Sherry Thomas is working long hours as she moves from conference calls to strategy meetings to webinars to emails to...

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Legislators hear from community college system on COVID-19 needs

Welcome to Awake58. Thank you for reading. If you missed last week’s newsletter, which focused on lessons of leadership during...

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April 7, 2020

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Catherine Truitt, Republican candidate for state superintendent, on COVID-19 and online education

The John Locke Foundation hosted a virtual discussion as part of their Shaftesbury in Place series on COVID-19 and online...

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Perspective | National Board Certification: Advancing high-quality STEM teachers for NC

Welcome to our monthly feature on EducationNC called the NC STEM ScoreCard, written in partnership with the NC Science, Mathematics, and...

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Perspective | Keep doing what worked: Advice for at-home learning

Keep doing what works: For Erin Burns Mehigan, that message has been central to her school’s shift to at-home teaching...

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Perspective | We’re still in the business of improving lives through learning

One, two, three, all in quick succession. That’s how many emails I’ve received since I opened this document to begin...

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April 6, 2020