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In case you don’t know him, meet Marlow Artis. Marlow is chief content purveyor and executive producer of Tar Heel Teachers. Each week, he produces Tar Heel Teachers at Home, a videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations around education. The show premiered in February 2019. Marlow previously served for five years as a sixth grade English/Language Arts teacher.

We’ve been cross-publishing these episodes on EdNC for a while. Be sure to take a look at today’s episode, which features the educational experiences of 15 Black men in North Carolina — from policymakers to researchers to equity officers, from superintendents to principals to teachers to students. Artis says, “racism is embedded in every system in our society, including our schools.” 

These are the sources EdNC checks every day: The New York Times, Education Week, The Washington Post, The Hechinger Report, Inside Higher Ed, Education Next, Vox, Governing, NPR Ed, The News & Observer and Wake Ed Blog, The Charlotte Observer, Carolina Public Press, The Asheville Citizen-Times, The Winston-Salem Journal, The Fayetteville Observer, The Greenville Daily Reflector, Wilmington-Star News, The Hickory Daily Record, The Durham Herald-Sun, The Greensboro News & Record, The Lexington Dispatch, FOX Breaking News, WRAL, WUNC Radio, The Associated Press, State Government Radio, The Governor’s News, The Lieutenant Governor’s News, The N.C. General Assembly’s News, DPI’s News, The Carolina Journal, NC Policy Watch, and NC SPIN. If you have a source you’d like us to consider or an article you think needs to be included, email mrash@ednc.org.


Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research.


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