Welcome to day three of EdNC’s community college blitz! We are having the best time getting to know our leaders and community colleges. 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.
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Caroline will be at Southeastern Community College, Robert at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Molly at Beaufort County Community College and Roanoke-Chowan Community College, Nancy at Edgecombe Community College, Mebane at South Piedmont Community College, Alex at Rockingham Community College, Yasmin at Surry Community College, Nation and Bryan at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and Mitchell Community College, and Analisa at Tri-County Community College and Haywood Community College.
What we're reading
A teacher asked parents to leave an encouraging note for their child’s next hard day. They said a lot.Writing an encouraging note is not only about letting someone understand they’re appreciated, but making yourself think about what it is that you appreciate. That’s a good assignment for the first day of school... Read the rest
Cracking the Code: What Can We Learn From Successful State Computer Science Efforts
Bill Gates’s Heroes in the Field: Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year
North Carolina, a Red State, Raises Its Workers' Minimum Wage to $15
With $92 Million in Grants, Gates Foundation Launches Newest Strategy to Improve K-12 Schools
Bilingual principals and teachers help bridge the language gap for Hispanic students
Watch — North Carolina’s Jim Hunt on Priorities for a New School Year: Governors Must Realize Their Economies and Classrooms Are Intertwined & Build Bipartisan Support for Boosting Students