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How Elizabeth City-Pasquotank is trying to churn out effective teachers

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools is gearing up for an experiment with Elizabeth City State University to transform the way teachers...

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The importance of high expectations: Phil Javies of Sugar Creek Charter

One Friday morning at Sugar Creek Charter School in Charlotte, a line of seventh graders filed out of the building...

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Perspective | The more teachers learn, the better they teach. Their pay should be higher, too.

No one is more important to improve student learning than an effective teacher. And effective teachers need an innovative system...

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Perspective | A teacher’s perspective on the impact of induction

In 2018, Judge David Lee appointed WestEd to lead a comprehensive investigation into what it would take to guarantee the...

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Leandro | Effective educators: The key to student learning

Clayton High School is a big school, and it’s getting bigger. When Principal Bennett Jones started at the school in...

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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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From village teacher to bridge builder, Freebird McKinney takes on State Board role

On Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, the news broke that Freebird McKinney, the 2018 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of...

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How can NC recruit and retain effective teachers?

Cherelle Sanders is a multi-classroom leader at Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro. In her first year in that role, she...

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Thinking about our teachers, thinking about our ‘difference makers’

“There are more than 100,000 teachers in North Carolina. We know there are effective teachers in all our communities across...

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Perspective | Disrupting teacher workforce trends with the NC New Teacher Support Program

There are many characteristics within a school community that influence student achievement, but no other characteristic has as much influence...

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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...