Robert Kinlaw

Filmmaker. Daydreamer. Water skier. Geek. Rural NC born and raised.

Robert is EdNC’s multimedia strategist. He is a journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker in the Triangle. Robert attended both public and private grade schools in North Carolina and graduated from the Media and Journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill. He has produced video content for The News & Observer, ABC11-WTVD, UNC-Chapel Hill, The News Reporter and more. His short documentary Princess Warrior received an Excellence in Filmmaking award at the 2017 Carrboro Film Festival. Visit his website at robertkinlaw.com.

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We Drive It: Inside the North Phillips School of Innovation

EducationNC’s new short documentary, We Drive It, highlights the work of a team of passionate educators and scholars in rural...

 

How public school educators built a radically innovative school

What would a school look like if it was designed, from the ground up, by the students in its classrooms?...

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North Carolina students bring music to the old capitol

March is “Music In Our Schools” month, a time when advocates celebrate the programs in schools throughout our state that...

 

Video: How many NC students don’t finish college?

Throughout this series covering North Carolina’s education pipeline, we’ve looked at why too few of our citizens have a college...

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NC students: Submit your work in honor of a teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week

Hey students! Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) is fast-approaching. In honor of a fantastic teacher in your life, please submit a piece of...

 

Video: Summer melt, explained

Every year, a significant portion of high school graduates who were planning to enroll in college fail to do so....

 

Video: College and career readiness, explained

To succeed in North Carolina’s workforce, it’s important to attain a high school diploma or G.E.D. But merely having a...

 

EdNC Explains: How does the state fund community colleges?

Community colleges in North Carolina get most of their funding from the state’s taxpayers. But the amount each college receives...

 

Video: NC’s leaky education pipeline, explained

Most people in North Carolina don’t have any education beyond high school. That’s a big problem for the state’s workforce....

 

How educated is North Carolina?

What is postsecondary attainment, and why is it important? What is the current landscape of postsecondary attainment in NC? What...

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myFutureNC releases attainment goal for North Carolina

On Wednesday the myFutureNC Commission announced its postsecondary attainment goal for North Carolina. By 2030, the commission said, the goal is...