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Perspective | Keep doing what worked: Advice for at-home learning

Keep doing what works: For Erin Burns Mehigan, that message has been central to her school’s shift to at-home teaching...

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Perspective | We’re still in the business of improving lives through learning

One, two, three, all in quick succession. That’s how many emails I’ve received since I opened this document to begin...

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Catherine Truitt, Republican candidate for state superintendent, on COVID-19 and online education

The John Locke Foundation hosted a virtual discussion as part of their Shaftesbury in Place series on COVID-19 and online...

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Perspective | As COVID-19 reveals, responsible adults are needed — in education and life

The COVID-19 pandemic, with all of its complexities, is revealing simplicities about education and life. There is nothing like a...

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Perspective | Education Matters: Social emotional learning during COVID-19

While students are staying home, social emotional learning is especially important now more than ever. Today we look at the mental...

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How community colleges are supporting the fight against COVID-19 in NC

As North Carolina surpasses 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, health care providers are scrambling to find supplies they need, including...

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From Dorian to COVID-19, Hyde County Schools meets disruption with resilience

While it feels longer to many, this Saturday, April 3, marks three weeks since Gov. Roy Cooper first announced the...

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An update on what’s happening — and what needs to happen — with E-rate. And, what’s E-rate anyway?

On April 1, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) extended key E-rate program deadlines for schools due to the COVID-19...

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Ask & Answer | Curious how $50 million of COVID-19 supplemental funds were distributed among school districts, charter schools, and the ISD?

Last week, the State Board of Education voted on a way to distribute $50 million in flexible funding for districts struggling with...

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State Board of Education and House tackle COVID-19

Both the State Board of Education and the education working group of the House select committee on COVID-19 met virtually...

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Perspective | Pandemic ready? One district’s response before, during, and after the COVID-19 crisis

The crisis On Saturday, March 14, 2020 Rowan-Salisbury School System, a 19,500-learner-district in North Carolina where I’m the superintendent, received...

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Perspective | When your classroom is outside, school is always open

Out Teach is a nonprofit that normally provides job-embedded coaching and on-site professional learning to teachers in under-served communities, showing...