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Public school for everyone

  Haynes-Inman Education Center is located in Jamestown.  Part of the Guilford County Schools, the Center serves about 130 students from preschool to...

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Legislature poised to address principal pay and leadership development

A little more than 100 days ago, EducationNC launched. Slightly more than a month before that, EducationNC CEO Mebane Rash...

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Rep. Craig Horn: The education legislator

Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union) is the education legislator. It’s an odd moniker considering he only moved to the state in...

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River of local flexibility legislation hits political dam

If you go on the EdNC legislative tracker right now, you will see at least 43 bills across the House and the...

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The children are the future in rural counties

Superintendent Don Phipps talks about his community Superintendent Don Phipps talks about Beaufort County’s Career Academy   “Come back home.”...

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June Atkinson on the state of education

North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson doesn’t necessarily think anyone is out to dismantle public education in the...

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Flipping the classroom

I recently took a trip to Research Triangle High School in Raleigh. It’s a charter school that uses a flipped...

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Spotlight on Jones County schools: Growing our students one child at a time

In the wake of the state’s release of school letter grades, many people on both sides of the aisles have...

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Eric Guckian and James Ford talk education

Gov. Pat McCrory singled out many people for recognition during his state-of-the-state speech, but two of them stand out when...

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Access to healthy food: Are schools the solution?

In 2012-13, according to data from the NC Department of Public Instruction, 56 percent of the student population in schools...

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Schools, food deserts, and tiramisu: EdNC’s search for common ground

When I first started looking into food deserts, I spelled it “desserts.” You know, like tiramisu. I knew a lot...

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What does an alternative school look like?

Alternative learning schools and programs are designed for students who are in danger of failing or dropping out at a...