Adam Rhew attended Beverly Woods Elementary, Carmel Middle, and South Mecklenburg High schools, all part of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. He earned a journalism and political science degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a contributor to Southern Living, Charlotte magazine, and SBNation Longform, among other publications. Previously, Adam was an award-winning television and radio news reporter, with stops at stations in Chapel Hill, N.C., Charlottesville and Richmond, Va., and Charlotte, N.C.

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North Carolina’s lab school experiment

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A focus on student success at Gaston College

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Focusing on fluency to build confident readers

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What makes a great principal

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Mr. Belding and Mr. Rooney: The evolving role of the principal

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