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What People Are Saying About the NC State College of Education’s New Transformational Scholarships Program

Transformational Scholars Grant

On Tuesday, the NC State College of Education announced it received a $7.25 million charitable grant from the Anonymous Trust to establish the Transformational Scholarship Program. The program will prepare 100 teachers in Eastern North Carolina with fewer resources but greater needs.

Below is a look at some of the reactions on social media from educators and stakeholders across North Carolina.

From Nation Hahn, director of growth for EducationNC:

From North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction Catherine Truitt:

From Leah Sutton, a 2009 graduate of NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences and vice president of the non-profit BEST NC:

From Alicia Hatmaker ‘19MED, a high school social studies teacher in Wake County:

From Anita Brown-Graham, Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and director of the ncIMPACT Initiative:

From Matt Bristow-Smith, the principal of Edgecombe Early College High School and 2019 North Carolina Principal of the Year: