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.
Photo credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Canada_goose_family.jpg What’s good for the goose is good for the gander but not needed for the gosling. SMH with this week’s decision to abandon CDC social distancing guidance for 6-12 students (many are bigger than me). Thank you Spectrum for welcoming educator voice on this issue. Wake County Public Schools Heading Back To... Continue Reading →