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Reaching the ‘Mount Olympus’ of instruction: Caesar Campana of Clay County

In 1988, NASA called on American students to name the newest space shuttle in honor of Christa McAuliffe, a high...

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction awards $800,000 in grants for coding and mobile app development to 15 districts

The following is a press release from North Carolina Public Schools North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson has announced that 15...

Kicking off a statewide conversation about the science of reading in 2020

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Can science knock down barriers to reading proficiency and rescue Read to Achieve?

Beth Rivera felt like a rock star. She was interviewing for a teaching position in Union County Public Schools, where...

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Perspective | Charlotte dual-language preschool rewrites myths for opportunity

Charlotte is not heralded as a “land of opportunity” for many of its residents. That stark reality became most public...

Federal spending on education could increase in 2020. Learn more.

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Here’s what 800+ NC teachers think about education data

Student grades, test scores, attendance records, social-emotional data, behavioral records, and more — a wide array of education data allows...

The little early college that could: How MaST has survived its tumultuous first year

For all the positive research and outcomes that early colleges throughout the state have seen in the last decade, challenges...

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Perspective | The case against screen-based tools for young learners

Today, there is hardly a pediatrician, developmental specialist, or psychologist out there advocating for more screen time for kids. Most...

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The community college stories of 2019

Hello, Awake58 readers! As we approach the end of 2019, this newsletter will take a break after a special edition...

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New twist in the Istation saga: DPI asks superior court to overrule stay

Updated on Tuesday, December 17, at 1:04 P.M. Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson and lawyers for the Department of...