In the News

Jan 17, 2020

The Line: Political Discussions in the Classroom: What Should Educators be Trying to Do?

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., offers three suggestions to help teachers and administrators discuss controversial political issues in the classroom.

Jan 15, 2020

News & Observer: Business Leaders Seeing Talent Gap Want to Fund More Computer Science Teachers in N.C.

Dave Frye, Ed.D., senior director for computer science initiatives at the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, says current funding levels would prevent North Carolina schools from being able to provide necessary training for additional computer science teachers until the 2030s. 

Jan 13, 2020

ECMC Foundation: Behind ACTE’s Strategic Shift to Include More Postsecondary CTE

Walt Ecton and Laura Maldondo, fellows with the College of Education's Postsecondary CTE Research Program, were among the attendees at the CareerTech VISION professional development conference in California this December. 

Jan 13, 2020

ECMC Foundation: Community College Gives People this Power to Recognize Their Own Agency in Their Lives

A panel of community college experts and attendees explored how community colleges can change perceptions and improve outcomes when NC State was one of three universities in the country to host an event in collaboration with Roadtrip Nation and the ECMC Foundation.

Jan 6, 2020

EdNC: What’s Happened With Principals in the Last 5 Years

The NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) was cited in a recent report as North Carolina's only standout principal preparation program. 

Jan 6, 2020

InHerSight: A Thousand Paper Cuts: Microaggressions in the Workplace

NC State College of Education Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., discusses different types of microaggressions and how their impact on the workplace should be considered "a public health issue." 

Jan 3, 2020

WUNC: As Wake School Segregation Worsens, A Push To Counter It

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., discusses the academic benefits school integration has for students. 

Jan 2, 2020

Spectrum News: Talking Politics in the Classroom

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., discusses why teachers and students should discuss politics in the classroom. 

Dec 11, 2019

EdNC: NC Takes the Lead on Intentionally Building a Pipeline of Educators of Color

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., was one of several panelists who participated in the DRIVE Summit at Talley Student Union on Dec. 10, 2019.

Dec 9, 2019

KQED: How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

Research from NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., is cited in this piece that provides a 21st century guide to politics in the classroom.