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Perspective | Consistency and care: Confronting COVID-19 in a rural school community

During the coronavirus crisis — and any future periods of at-home teaching and learning — rural school districts face special...

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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 | Putting data in its place: How strong teaching teams use data to achieve student growth

Can deep dives into large flows of student learning data actually lower teacher stress? Successful multi-classroom leaders, who lead small...

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Perspective | Can I really keep at this? What kept one great teacher in the classroom

Opportunity Culture kept me from leaving the classroom. When our first child was born, my wife and I discussed our...

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Perspective | Suspending student suspensions: How teaching teams created calm classrooms

How can kids learn when they’re not in the classroom? That’s the issue I confronted when I arrived at Albemarle...

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Perspective | The killer app for digital learning at scale: Human connection

Digital learning has gotten a bad rap, in some cases reasonably so, especially for the lack of results with disadvantaged...

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First look: Remotely located teacher leadership

This semester, the College Board and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) joined with Public Impact’s Opportunity...

 

Opportunity Culture dashboard updates data on nationwide initiative: High-growth student learning, strong teacher support, 56K students reached

The following is a press release from Public Impact. Public Impact, which created and leads the national Opportunity Culture initiative,...

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Closing achievement gaps in diverse and low-poverty schools

Education leaders in North Carolina and across the U.S. have spent decades highlighting and attempting to close achievement gaps, focused...

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Keep your yardsticks off teachers’ careers, unless . . .

Numerous commentators, experts, and teachers themselves have offered critiques of teacher evaluation. Critiques aren’t limited to 1.0 evaluation systems. New...

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Digital providers: Let great teachers drive technology use, get results

What should we take away from News Corp.’s recent announcement that it is writing off losses stemming from its digital...