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Perspective | When your classroom is outside, school is always open

Out Teach is a nonprofit that normally provides job-embedded coaching and on-site professional learning to teachers in under-served communities, showing...

The broadband gap through the eyes of one Edgecombe County educator

Shawna Andrews grew up in Edgecombe County and spent the majority of her career in various roles with Edgecombe County...

Perspective | Pandemic ready? One district’s response before, during, and after the COVID-19 crisis

The crisis On Saturday, March 14, 2020 Rowan-Salisbury School System, a 19,500-learner-district in North Carolina where I’m the superintendent, received...

Perspective | Social emotional learning continues during COVID-19

Week number two of the COVID-19 pandemic was quite possibly as head-spinning as week one from this school psychologist’s perspective. The...

Community college, K-12 school district create unique partnership to feed students during COVID-19

As COVID-19 prompted community colleges across the state to shift away from face-to-face instruction, the staff at Forsyth Technical Community...

Perspective | Coronavirus and public schools: A way forward

Last week, Gov. Roy Cooper extended the closure of all public schools in North Carolina through May 15 via executive order. Among other...

What is a parent’s role in remote learning?

Granville Academy in Oxford, North Carolina is well-positioned to adjust to the new reality of remote learning presented by COVID-19....

Still have to work? Here’s how to find and pay for child care

As Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus prohibits more people from traveling to work,...

Our ‘homework gap’ just became our ‘school gap’ and ‘no child left behind’ just became ‘no child left offline’

This week at EdNC.org, we are going to get started answering the lots of questions you are sending us about...

Coronavirus

Community college, K-12 school district create unique partnership to feed students during COVID-19

As COVID-19 prompted community colleges across the state to shift away from face-to-face instruction, the staff at Forsyth Technical Community...

Coronavirus

What is a parent’s role in remote learning?

Granville Academy in Oxford, North Carolina is well-positioned to adjust to the new reality of remote learning presented by COVID-19....

Coronavirus

Still have to work? Here’s how to find and pay for child care

As Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus prohibits more people from traveling to work,...

Coronavirus

Two executive orders make it easier for students to access remote learning as COVID-19 spreads

Gov. Roy Cooper signed two executive orders this week that will make it easier for students to access remote learning...

Coronavirus

How are community colleges getting students and faculty online?

On March 17, Peter Hans, president of the North Carolina Community College System, advised North Carolina’s 58 community colleges to...

Coronavirus

North Carolina Symphony goes virtual for COVID-19 remote learning

The North Carolina Symphony is offering free virtual access to a concert and educational materials for teachers, students, and parents...

Coronavirus

How will grading happen during COVID-19? State Board of Education gives guidance

The State Board of Education came up with grading guidance for schools during a conference call meeting today as it...

Community Colleges

Google and Caldwell Community College join to address students’ remote-learning needs

As community colleges switch most of their instruction to remote teaching during the COVID-19 crisis, students obviously need both internet...

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Coronavirus

The broadband gap through the eyes of one Edgecombe County educator

Shawna Andrews grew up in Edgecombe County and spent the majority of her career in various roles with Edgecombe County...

Coronavirus

Our ‘homework gap’ just became our ‘school gap’ and ‘no child left behind’ just became ‘no child left offline’

This week at EdNC.org, we are going to get started answering the lots of questions you are sending us about...

Hope Starts Here

‘There are thousands of Mrs. Talberts’ – Hear from a parent, first-grader, and teacher experiencing distance learning for the first time.

Editor’s note: This article features Johanna Anderson and her first-grade daughter, Nina Anderson. Because they share a last name, we...

Community Colleges

As classes resume, challenges persist. How are you doing?

Welcome to Awake58. Thank you for sticking with us. If you missed last week’s newsletter regarding colleges’ responses to COVID-19, click...

Coronavirus

Bold ideas: Where do we go from here? – Join a virtual conversation about the future of education

EdNC is hosting a collaborative Zoom meeting for North Carolina educators, administrators, students, and supporters to discuss “what’s working well,...

Innovation

Video | ‘This is how you solve a problem’ – District C launches Coaching Institute

“Too often, in our traditional education system, we are preparing students for things that aren’t relevant or particularly useful in...

Coronavirus

From virtual to personal: Community colleges respond to rare challenges as classes go online

Since Peter Hans, president of the NC Community College System, instructed colleges to move from face-to-face instruction to remote education...

Coronavirus

Ask & Answer | What’s the deal with emergency leave for teachers and other school personnel?

A teacher asked me what happens for beginning teachers who haven’t accrued enough sick or annual leave if they can’t...

Coronavirus

Perspective | When your classroom is outside, school is always open

Out Teach is a nonprofit that normally provides job-embedded coaching and on-site professional learning to teachers in under-served communities, showing...

Coronavirus

Perspective | Pandemic ready? One district’s response before, during, and after the COVID-19 crisis

The crisis On Saturday, March 14, 2020 Rowan-Salisbury School System, a 19,500-learner-district in North Carolina where I’m the superintendent, received...

Coronavirus

Perspective | Social emotional learning continues during COVID-19

Week number two of the COVID-19 pandemic was quite possibly as head-spinning as week one from this school psychologist’s perspective. The...

Coronavirus

Perspective | Coronavirus and public schools: A way forward

Last week, Gov. Roy Cooper extended the closure of all public schools in North Carolina through May 15 via executive order. Among other...

Coronavirus

Perspective | Coping with COVID-19 reveals serious broadband gaps

Thanks to a stealthy, spiky virus, we’re about to get a nationwide lesson in the challenging state of our broadband...

Coronavirus

Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: A superintendent’s response to COVID-19

Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week,...