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Language rights: Wake County educator shares ways to help bilingual students

Hello, my name is America Moreno Jimenez. I’m an ESL teacher at Sanderson High School in Wake County. The students...

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Sticking to tradition: The power of Cherokee traditional leadership theory in the classroom

I teach in rural western North Carolina at a small high school where approximately 30 percent of our students are...

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Building community beyond the classroom walls

Being a classroom teacher can feel isolating. During the school day, teachers have very few interactions with other adults. The...

 

Reflections on race: Are we so different?

All last week, teachers of color reflected on their experiences in our “Teaching-in-color” series. They shared personal and difficult details...

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Hidden figures

Social media has grown into something I believe none of us initially imagined. The ability to connect with individuals across...

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Diversity and STEM education in eastern North Carolina

When you were a student, did you see a teacher that looked like you standing in front of your class?...

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DACAmented: Uncertainty in the life of a teacher

In the United States, there are approximately 8,800 educators who are teaching under the protection of Deferred Action for Childhood...

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Steppin’ into predominantly white institutions as a person of color

I usually introduce myself as a special education teacher; but first and foremost, I need you to know that I...

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We are here and so too are Native students

For Samantha Dale and those she grew up with in Hollister, North Carolina, living in this small, rural town meant...

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Carter, Clark & Hightower

Carter, Clark & Hightower may sound like a prestigious law firm on the top floor of Charlotte’s finest sky rise,...

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Expanding educational opportunity in North Carolina

Study Group XVI from Mebane Rash To view an interactive version of this report, click here.

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Why Latinx representation in education matters

“Why did you go into education?” asked the facilitator. It was the first day of professional development during my first...