Getting to know our community colleges

Welcome to the second day of EdNC’s community college blitz. Please follow along our travels on Twitter @Awake58NC and Instagram @Awake58 in real time, using the #Awake58 hashtag. You can also text AWAKE to 73224 to follow along with us there.

Today, Caroline will be at Wayne Community College, Liz at Craven Community College, Robert at Bladen Community College, Molly at Martin Community College, Nancy at Nash Community College, Mebane at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Alex at Davidson Community College, Yasmin at Cleveland Community College, Adam at Central Piedmont Community College, Nation and Bryan at Catawba Valley Community College, and Analisa at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

  • A study finds promise in project-based learning for young low-income children

    The Hechinger Report | 08/27/2018

  • Students are dropping out of college before even starting. Here’s how educators are trying to stop the trend.

    The Washington Post | 08/25/2018

  • It’s all about the babies, says W.T. Brown principal

    The Fayetteville Observer | 08/27/2018

  • Extra time to eat boosts participation in School Breakfast Program

    Education Dive | 08/27/2018

  • First in Future: Founder of Kinston Teens Chris Suggs

    Institute for Emerging Issues | 08/28/2018

  • CMS kids were still riding buses home after 8 p.m. What happened remains unclear.

    The Charlotte Observer | 08/27/2018

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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