On this regular podcast, Alex Granados and other EdNC voices cover North Carolina education issues and policy.

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Talking with the head of the Achievement School District

The Achievement School District bill passed during the 2016 General Assembly short session. At the heart of the legislation is the creation...

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Digital education in the 21st Century

Schools across the country are grappling with the implications technology have for learning in the 21st Century. Public schools are...

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16. Smaller class sizes, battle with the State Board, and more: a conversation with Superintendent Mark Johnson

Yesterday was a big day for education policy in North Carolina. It started with an announcement of a legislative proposal...

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15: Former Charlotte Mayor Richard Vinroot on school choice

It’s National School Choice Week, and in our latest episode of EdTalk, we discussed school choice with Republican Richard Vinroot, an...

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14. Jeremy Whitley, writer of the Marvel Comics series “The Unstoppable Wasp”

Jeremy Whitley is a North Carolina comic book writer whose latest project encourages women to go into science. He is...

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13: Interview with Shirley Prince, Executive Director of NCPAPA

In the latest edition of EdTalk, we interview Shirley Prince, the executive director of the North Carolina Principals and Assistant...

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12: UNC-Charlotte Dean of Education Ellen McIntyre on the teacher pipeline

On the latest episode of EdTalk, we interview Ellen McIntyre, dean of the College of Education at UNC-Charlotte. In the...

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11: Murphy, NC teacher Ben Owens on project-based learning

In this edition of EdTalk, we sat down with Ben Owens. He is a Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow and member of...

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9: Republican Mark Johnson talks education and the race for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Mark Johnson is the Republican candidate vying to become the new state superintendent of public instruction. He taught at West Charlotte...

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10: Democrat June Atkinson talks education and the race for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Superintendent June Atkinson has served as state superintendent since 2005, when she was elected the state’s first female superintendent. Since...

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8: Marcie Cohen Ferris on NC food

In our most recent edition of EdTalk, we spoke with Marcie Cohen Ferris, an American Studies professor at the University...

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7: Dan Forest: Education and the race for Lieutenant Governor

Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest won his office in 2012, facing off against Linda Coleman in a tight race where he...