Editor’s Picks

February 13, 2020

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Perspective | Empowering students to have healthy relationships while using social media and technology

The relationships in our lives — with friends, partners, family, or coworkers — have a huge impact on the five...

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How the NC Teacher of the Year engages students in STEM

Mariah Morris, 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year, passionately addressed a crowd about the state of...

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Remembering Mark Story

Welcome to Awake58! If you missed last week’s edition, click here.  We were all shocked by the loss of Mark...

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Community college enrollment increasing statewide

New data shows that enrollment increased at 53 of the state’s 58 community colleges in 2019. Enrollment in the North...

 

Enrollment increases at North Carolina community colleges for the first time in 9 years

The following is a press release from NC Community Colleges Enrollment climbed 4.4 percent across North Carolina’s community colleges in...

 

Governor Cooper honors African American education leaders during Black History Month

The following is a press release from Gov. Roy Cooper. Governor Roy Cooper today honored Black History Month by recognizing African American education...

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EdNC’s Student Town Halls: ‘You are the future of democracy’

“Our priority,” said Matt Bristow-Smith, the principal of the Edgecombe County Early College, “is lifting up young people as engaged...

Editor’s Picks

February 12, 2020

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Thinking about our teachers, thinking about our ‘difference makers’

“There are more than 100,000 teachers in North Carolina. We know there are effective teachers in all our communities across...

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Perspective | AttendaNCe Counts: Personalized early outreach improves regular attendance

Midway Elementary School principal Robbin Cooper believes that attendance challenges are best solved by intentionally engaging parents as partners. She’s...

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Perspective | Imagine the beloved community

Imagine you awoke this morning in a community governed on the principles of justice, equal opportunity for all, and agape...