The Power of Welcome and Agents of Kindness

I’m in Asheville at a conference by the Duke Endowment, Embracing the Power of Welcome. We are talking about six grounding virtues: adventurous civility, hospitality, generous listening, patience, humility, and words that matter.

  • Principal Pipelines: A Feasible, Affordable, and Effective Way for Districts to Improve Schools

    RAND | 04/08/2019

  • NC charter school that would pay millions to an Arizona businessman gets state backing

    The News & Observer | 04/08/2019

  • In ‘ugly’ fight between a charter school and its operator, state board won’t take sides

    The News & Observer | 04/08/2019

  • Durham and Orange the latest NC districts to cancel school for teachers rally May 1

    The News & Observer | 04/08/2019

  • Schools Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences

    PBS | 03/21/2019

  • Does Your School Board Have a Governance Mindset?

    Education Week | 04/07/2019

  • ‘College was just another foreign word. Then it became a dream for every student in my school’

    The Hechinger Report | 02/25/2019

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

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