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El sueño de una inmigrante de ser maestra: Emily Francis del Condado de Cabarrus

This article was translated by Carol Bono. Click here to read the original article in English. Emily Francis recuerda la...

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An immigrant’s dream to be a teacher: Emily Francis of Cabarrus County

Haz clic aquí para leer este artículo en español. Emily Francis remembers first wanting to be a teacher when she...

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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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Reaching the ‘Mount Olympus’ of instruction: Caesar Campana of Clay County

In 1988, NASA called on American students to name the newest space shuttle in honor of Christa McAuliffe, a high...

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Commission moves forward with new rules for educator preparation programs

North Carolina’s Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission (PEPSC) signed off on a new plan for evaluating educator preparation programs...

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Moving from privilege to Title I schools: Ashley Luersman of Moore County

This piece is part of a series of profiles on great teachers. Click here to read our framing article, and...

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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...

 

From criminal justice to the classroom: Carrie Miller of Greene County

When Carrie Miller was growing up, she moved around a lot. She went to 14 schools between kindergarten and 12th...

 

What makes a great teacher?

What makes a great teacher? It’s a question that parents, superintendents, principals, and even teachers themselves grapple with.  As we...

 

Students need hope. Students need dreams. Here’s why…

“They can’t see the future,” says Adriana Cortés. Cortés is the director of Fundación Comunitario del Bajío, a nonprofit that initiates...

 

Math is universal… and high fives matter everywhere

Some of the most profound moments in my life — those epiphany moments — can be traced back to an...