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Wolfpack WORKS Receives $12.2M Grant from DPI to Improve Early Literacy Across NC
The NC State College of Education’s Wolfpack WORKS literacy initiative has received a three-year, $12,266,816 grant from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction to expand its support of beginning K-2 teachers and improve early literacy outcomes across North Carolina. Started in summer 2018 and now in its pilot year, Wolfpack WORKS has worked with over 170 first- and second-year K-2 teachers in 16 high-need school districts in North Carolina to help them improve early literacy instruction. With the new grant, Wolfpack WORKS will continue for at least three more years and expand its support to include third-year K-2 teachers.
Education Week: Superintendents Under Fire: The Tricky Calculus of When to Quit
Should superintendents hand over their resignation letters when they become targets of angry calls for removal with little evidence of wrongdoing? It depends. Self-aware superintendents should evaluate if their presence is a distraction or "[inhibits] the ability of other educators—principals, teachers—to effectively do their jobs," NC State College of Education Professor Lance Fusarelli tells Education Week.