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May 9, 2024

North Carolina schools have lost significant progress in racial integration

A study of North Carolina public schools finds that even as enrollment becomes more racially diverse, schools are more segregated now than they were in the late 1980s. The report, “Can Our Schools Capture the Educational Gains of Diversity? North Carolina School Segregation, Alternatives, and Possible Gains,” found that racial diversity gains in North Carolina… 

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May 2, 2024

5 Questions With 3 Graduating Seniors, including Science Education Major Emily Workman

Emily Workman is earning her Bachelor of Science in science education with a concentration in middle school grades. She’s joining a line of family members who graduated from NC State to become science educators. 

Mar 8, 2024

Educators Can Help Foster Interpartisan Friendships on College Campuses

As American society continues to divide along political lines, higher education and educators have unique potential to help foster interpartisan friendships, according to a new study from North Carolina State University. The findings are based on data from the Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS), a study that included 5,762 college students from… 

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Dec 7, 2023

New HS Curriculum Teaches Color Chemistry and AI Simultaneously

NC State researchers develop short module to drive student curiosity about real-world data. 

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Sep 25, 2023

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Meg Blanchard Working on Collaborative Project to Develop New Short-Wave Infrared Light Camera

Engineers, scientists and educators at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are collaborating to develop a new SWIR (short-wave infrared) light camera and recruit the next generation of engineers. 

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Jul 26, 2023

Teachers Who Leave Turnaround Schools Can Have Positive Effects

A recent study led by Assistant Professor Lam Pham revealed spillover effects from turnaround reforms in low-performing schools. 

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Jul 12, 2023

K-12 Schools Need Staff, Training To Face Cybersecurity Threats

K-12 school leaders need more technology staff, training and technology infrastructure, a recent NC State study found. 

Ryan Velazquez

May 2, 2023

Part of the Pack as Employees — and Graduates

Ryan Velazquez and Tania Gavino-Lopez melded theory in the classroom with experience in the field as they worked on campus while pursuing master’s degrees in higher education administration. 

Apple on books in classroom.

Apr 7, 2023

Equity-in-Education Law Poses Challenges for States

A new study highlights some of the challenges states face as they look to meet requirements of a federal law designed to ensure students have equitable opportunities for education in K-12 schools, regardless of race, income, disability or other factors. 

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Apr 7, 2023

Students Use Machine Learning in Lesson Designed to Reveal Issues, Promise of A.I.

A study led by an NC State researcher was designed to help students explore the challenges, limitations and promise of AI.