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Leandro | Here are the key ways North Carolina could boost learning in early childhood

An early childhood teacher is asking her 4-year-old Chapel Hill students, in Spanish, how many plates they need at their...

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State Board questions suspension report as incomplete and inequitable

A State Board report to the General Assembly on crime and discipline in public schools shows fewer North Carolina students...

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NC Final Exam elimination poses problem for State Board

In the wake of legislation that eliminated the North Carolina Final Exams, the State Board of Education considered how to...

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March 5, 2020

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Durham Tech and Duke Energy: Training the lineworkers of the future

Michael Stutts was 23 years old when he took a job as a lineworker at Duke Energy. More than two...

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Perspective | A student’s take on reforming NC’s public schools

How should North Carolina improve its public school system? That’s a question that, as a sophomore who has attended public...

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This county hopes its apprenticeship program will convince the best and brightest to stay

This is the message behind the Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship program, a new partnership between Blue Ridge Community College,...

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Perspective | The more teachers learn, the better they teach. Their pay should be higher, too.

No one is more important to improve student learning than an effective teacher. And effective teachers need an innovative system...

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Superintendent Mark Johnson challenges State Board contract with SREB

Superintendent Mark Johnson, who lost his bid for lieutenant governor Tuesday night, challenged the State Board of Education today about...

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Transfer students have increased by almost 250% in 20 years. Why? And what is next?

Welcome to Awake58! If you missed last week’s edition exploring the new apprenticeship announcement and the child care grant, click here. ...

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After primary elections, who will be on the ballot in November?

On March 3, North Carolina voters turned out to vote in the primary election and decided which two contenders will...

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March 4, 2020