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Completing college application materials is a stressful time in the lives of my 12th grade students. It's a mix of excitement and anxiety. They need us to write recommendations, offer feedback on their applications, and give pep talks to encourage them to have faith in the work they've done. I couldn't let the piece of... Continue Reading →
Published here: https://www.ednc.org/perspective-solving-nc-teacher-pipeline-problems-as-easy-as-abc/ Original full length post found here: https://educatedpolicy.com/2022/01/21/the-problems-with-the-nc-teacher-pipeline-arent-complex-theyre-as-easy-as-abc/
North Carolina's license plates have featured "First in Flight" and "First in Freedom" but as we drive our state forward we should check our rear-view mirrors for another historical milestone: First in Judicial Review. For those in need of a refresher, judicial review is a key check-and-balance between branches of government that empowers the judicial... Continue Reading →
A flow chart is making its way around the state that claims to be the pathway to address the teacher shortage in our state. To be clear, there are many folks in North Carolina who have teaching certification. What we have is a lack of folks wanting to teach in North Carolina. https://www.sreb.org/sites/main/files/file-attachments/ncgraphic_dec8.pdf?1617045981 As a... Continue Reading →
After fighting the NCGA over 2 years ago to keep a civics course in high school, now we have to fight to preserve the role of public education in a democracy? A social studies teacher should get her up to speed with what happened January 6, 2021 based on what she said January 6, 2022.