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Perspective | With support, NC’s community colleges will lead the way on attainment

At a time of political polarization, the North Carolina General Assembly, with a strong bipartisan vote, adopted an important goal...

State Superintendent Mark Johnson praises legislation that advances shared priorities for education

The following is a press release from North Carolina Public Schools State Superintendent Mark Johnson is praising the approval of two...

Federal guidance issued yesterday for use of funds to support access to postsecondary for students with learning differences

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For some students, a storm’s harm isn’t visible. Here’s how students at one school help each other recover.

When Hurricane Florence hit last year, less than a month had passed since students around Duplin County went back-to-school shopping,...

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Perspective | Competency-based education: What it is and why we should consider it

This is the second piece in a series of perspectives on competency-based education. Read the first article here. With a...

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How one school is building a STEM pipeline for minority students with a direct pathway to college

Nestled on the fourth floor of a downtown Indianapolis mall, Purdue Polytechnic High School is unassuming from the outside —...

Governor Cooper encourages students to compete in Ready, Set App! mobile application development competition

The following is a news release from the office of Governor Roy Cooper Today Governor Roy Cooper encouraged high school...

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Year Up, a workforce development program for low-income students, comes to Charlotte

Year Up, a national nonprofit that aims to launch careers for low-income young adults, announced its first North Carolina site...

US House passes the Future Act on funding for HBCUs

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Community colleges look beyond enrollment to focus on attainment and economic mobility

Across North Carolina, 58 community colleges stand as cornerstones in their counties. Each college has a story, fueled by its...

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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: Interview with Dr. Patrick Miller, 2019 NC Superintendent of the Year

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

Awake58: Finish Line Grants, the budget, and more

This is a copy of the Awake58 newsletter originally sent on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Click here to subscribe. Lessons learned...