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From the scoreboard to the chalkboard

Growing up, sports were a huge part of my life. In college, I loved my classes, my friends, nights downtown,...

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Professional development for teachers, by teachers

Imagine you’re at your annual physical, chit chatting with your doctor. After sharing a bit about the virtual collaboration work...

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Giving thanks to the teachers who made me one

Every year, Teacher Appreciation Week reminds us to celebrate educators — the people who love, inspire and empower our kids....

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Shooting for the future

Over the past few weeks, people across the country have been glued to the NCAA March Madness tournament. Every year,...

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North Carolina State Teacher Voice Network

Bryan and Emily Hassel, of Public Impact have written,“North Carolina will never make the educational strides it needs until the...

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We can teach our kids that they matter

This op-ed originally appeared in the News & Record on March 22, 2015. This February, my ninth- and 10th-grade students joined...

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N.C. leaders: Invest now to magnify the impact of great teachers on students, peers

North Carolina will never make the educational strides it needs until the best educators have far greater impact, for a...

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What it will take to buck trends, foster great teaching

This op-ed was originally published in The Charlotte Observer on February 20, 2015. Forty-five years ago, my mother became a teacher....

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Hope Street Group bringing teacher fellowships to NC

Editor’s Note: The Hope Street Group State Teacher Fellows should not be confused with the Public School Forum’s teaching fellows program.  The...