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Perspective | Daunting decisions on schools in a battleground state

A consensus of politicians and pundits places North Carolina firmly among the key battleground states of the 2020 elections. These...

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Candidates sound off on state superintendent’s role during COVID-19

In a recent survey, EducationNC asked teachers what questions they had for the two candidates for state superintendent of public...

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Pinch points to possibilities: A virtual event series about authentic innovation with Ben Owens

Ben Owens, co-founder and chief innovation officer at Open Way Learning, is co-hosting a three-month virtual event series with EdNC....

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Perspective | As remote learning continues, educators must prioritize social emotional learning

Remote learning has now solidified in pre-K through 12th grade systems and within the homes of students. Parents routinely ask,...

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Home visiting without home visiting: Programs adapt and support families — but with limited reach

Julie Smith, a licensed counselor for Child First, an intensive home visiting program that provides mental health support to young...

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Perspective | Online learning after the coronavirus crisis

School closures in response to the pandemic led educators to make heroic efforts to provide their students with online learning...

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How North Carolina’s community colleges are responding to COVID-19: A new database from EdNC

The phrase “these are unprecedented times” bubbles up in almost every conversation regarding the state of education amid COVID-19. The...

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Perspective | Workforce initiatives and COVID-19: Keeping the goals in sight

In the fall of 2019, several statewide initiatives were progressing rapidly toward goals intended to help North Carolina citizens attain...

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Perspective | NC charters are positioned to respond to hard times in education

In the recent weeks following Gov. Cooper’s stay-at-home order, North Carolina homes have transformed into offices, gyms, barbershops, restaurants, movie...

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Perspective | The kids will be fine

A New York Times editorial referred to K-12 students in the U.S. as a “lost generation of kids.” After interviewing education experts,...

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Perspective | Remote learning without internet access: Workarounds from rural communities

Recently, in response to COVID-19, much needed additional state and federal funding has been allocated to North Carolina’s public schools....

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Perspective | The power of our graduates to exponentially change the world

The following perspective is a copy of remarks given to the Edgecombe Early College High School Class of 2020 by...