NC STEM Center e-update: New NC STEM ScoreCard now available

Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM, and their latest edition is...

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April 17, 2020

Perspective

Perspective | A memorable journey to a first-time vote

On Nov. 5, 1968, I drove from New Orleans to Baton Rouge to vote for the first time in a...

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What are the consequences of low faculty pay, and what changes are possible?

This is the fifth article in a series on faculty pay at North Carolina’s community colleges. Click here to read...

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Special education teachers in this district prioritized relationships and found a ‘blessing in disguise’

Nevaeh Simpson has a generous smile, the ear-to-ear kind that lights up a room. The ninth grader at North Shelby...

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Perspective | Apply now: Mebane Foundation offers 35 $1,500 classroom start-up grants to first-year teachers grades K-3

Setting up a classroom is expensive — ask any veteran teacher who has spent years scouring thrift shops and yard...

News

An early look at draft legislation to address COVID-19 education challenges

State lawmakers continued to tackle the educational implications of COVID-19 today, with both the State Board of Education and a...

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What’s keeping me up at night? EdNC’s approach to news, education, and acts of violence during COVID-19

I often ask people when I am interviewing them, “What keeps you up at night?” Here is what is keeping...

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April 16, 2020

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How has faculty pay at North Carolina’s community colleges changed over time?

This is the fourth article in a series on faculty pay at North Carolina’s community colleges. Click here to read...

Perspective

Perspective | In Charlotte, keeping connected to 212 at-home students

How do you teach 212 students from a distance? Expanded-Impact Teacher Jimmel Williams says you listen carefully to your students’...

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Hope Rocks: How one student is spreading positivity in her rural community

Josie Morgan is used to being busy with school. As a freshman at McDowell High, her time is usually filled...