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State Board questions suspension report as incomplete and inequitable

A State Board report to the General Assembly on crime and discipline in public schools shows fewer North Carolina students...

Perspective

Perspective | Imagine the beloved community

Imagine you awoke this morning in a community governed on the principles of justice, equal opportunity for all, and agape...

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Podcast | What it’s like for one teacher of color

Michelle Ellis is in her fifth year teaching at Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia after years teaching in elementary...

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Perspective | In pursuit of equity, focus on teachers first

Editor’s note: This article first ran in the Charlotte Observer on Sunday, Jan. 19 ahead of a the first meeting...

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Perspective | Improving teacher diversity in North Carolina

Research says students experience significant academic and emotional benefits from having teachers of color, yet in North Carolina the educator...

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Former Secretary of Education: If we fail to teach students of color, we have no future

John B. King may have never become secretary of education under President Barack Obama if it wasn’t for school —...

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NC takes the lead on intentionally building a pipeline of educators of color

North Carolina aspires to be “first in the nation in a diversified workforce in a high-achieving public school system,” said...

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Inside one black man’s experience of the classroom, and leaving it

Before Derick Stephenson was a spoken-word poet, or a published author, or a teacher in rural North Carolina, he was...

 

How teachers of color take care of themselves

Takeru Nagayoshi was exhausted as he stood to give the opening keynote at the Teach for America 2019 Eastern North...

 

DRIVE Summit: How North Carolina can get more teachers of color

On this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Governor Roy Cooper and LaTanya Pattillo, the teacher advisor to...

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A new landscape for educators of color in North Carolina

On Dec. 10, educators, policymakers, advocates, and others will gather on the campus of NC State University for the DRIVE...

 

E(race)ing Inequities | Racial equity in North Carolina’s schools, a story of accumulated disadvantage

This is an excerpt from “E(race)ing Inequities: The State of Racial Equity in North Carolina Public Schools” by the Center...