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Perspective | How voices, budgets, and public opinion shape issues in election years

“For too long, countless American children have been trapped in failing government schools,” said President Donald Trump in his State...

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Perspective | Ask the expert: What is workforce development?

This piece was originally published by the NC State College of Education. It is part of the monthly “Ask the Expert”...

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Perspective | North Carolina’s new Preschool Development Grant: How will $40M be invested?

A new three-year, $40 million federal grant will support improvements to North Carolina’s early education system (birth through five). The...

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Perspective | Mobile Market is a community effort to end hunger

Warren and 10 of his 14 children waited patiently outside in the gathering area for their number to come up. The...

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Perspective | Buncombe County Early College students designing a park

Buncombe County Early College (BCEC) first-year students are working with a local nonprofit on a real-world park design project to...

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Perspective | Education Matters: Digital citizenship and state superintendent interviews

Today we will dive into digital citizenship and what schools are doing to promote safe and responsible use of the...

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Perspective | NC needs a stronger teacher pipeline. Community colleges can help.

North Carolina’s children need competent, well-trained teachers in every classroom if our state is to keep growing and prospering. In...

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Perspective | HS diploma, 2-year college, apprenticeship — Which is the best path? New ‘Right to Know’ bills in 6 states would give students more data about options (and outcomes)

The “one size fits all” model of education is long gone, and good riddance. No two students are on the...

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Perspective | Empowering students to have healthy relationships while using social media and technology

The relationships in our lives — with friends, partners, family, or coworkers — have a huge impact on the five...

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Perspective | AttendaNCe Counts: Personalized early outreach improves regular attendance

Midway Elementary School principal Robbin Cooper believes that attendance challenges are best solved by intentionally engaging parents as partners. She’s...

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Perspective | Imagine the beloved community

Imagine you awoke this morning in a community governed on the principles of justice, equal opportunity for all, and agape...

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Perspective | How northeastern NC organizations are working together to connect people to jobs

Right now, many industries in North Carolina are struggling to find the right mix of talent, experience, and credentials in...