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Common Core: States need high standards – by any name – for kids to succeed

How second graders are doing the math and why the rest of us can “get it” too This story was...

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The missing picture

“The people have a right to the privilege of education and it is the duty of the State to guard...

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Poll indicates North Carolinians think public education going in wrong direction

For a second year, a High Point University survey of North Carolina residents shows that more than half (54 percent) of the...

 

What Do A-F Grades Really Mean for NC Schools?

This post originally appeared on ncpublicschools.com The state’s first round of A-F School Performance Grades certainly made news headlines across the...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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School gardens provide work force training for our students

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn,” said Benjamin Franklin. This quote...

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Rising STARs: Program for students with learning differences lights the fire

Stacy Parker-Fisher of the Oak Foundation in Chapel Hill says it all started with this premise, “What if you took...

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What happened to the Common Core?

Originally published on September 3, 2014 in Harvard Ed. Magazine. Reprinted with permission of Harvard Ed. magazine and the Harvard Graduate...

 

Day 31 of the Convention

Tuesday, February 18, 1868 The Convention was called to order on Tuesday at 10 o’clock, Mr. Pres. Cowles in the...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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Common Core: We can do better in North Carolina

I believe North Carolina should have the highest education standards in the world, but we can do better than Common...

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Lettuce learn to grow and eat healthy food

The benefits of utilizing gardens as outdoor classrooms have been well documented and are supported by a variety of practitioners...