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Jun 25, 2019

Neuse News: Four of the Finest from NC State’s Teaching Program Commit to LCPS

Four top scholars and future teachers from the NC State College of Education will begin their careers in the classrooms of Lenoir County after being recruited to Lenoir County Public Schools through the university’s TIP teacher development program.

Jun 24, 2019

Education Week: Michigan Schools Face Huge Racial Disparity—and It’s Hard to Fix

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., spoke with the Detroit Free Press about research that shows black students perform better in school when they have black teachers. Her research provides evidence to support the importance of fixing the racial disparity in Michigan schools. 

Jun 14, 2019

WRAL: 19 NC Math Teachers Selected for Master Teaching Program

The NC State College of Education and The Innovation Project have selected 19 N.C. High School Mathematics Master Teaching Fellows. The NSF-funded program will prepare, support and retain 19 master teachers of mathematics from seven high-needs school districts in North Carolina.

Jun 6, 2019

Thomas B. Fordham Institute: Teacher Diversity in North Carolina: Sector Differences in Exposure and Impact Raise Questions About How Benefits Are Felt

A new report finds that student-teacher matching along demographic characteristics has a larger impact on students who attend charter schools. Anna J. Egalite, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at the NC State College of Education, shares three key takeaways from the report.

May 23, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

A new study co-authored by Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.

May 23, 2019

N&O: Kids Can Change Parents’ Minds About Climate Change, Researchers Say

A new study suggests that factoring kids into the climate equation might cut through political ideology. When North Carolina middle school students learned about climate change at school, their parents became much more concerned about it, according to the results of the NC State University research study published in Nature Climate Change this month. Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier was one of the study co-authors.

May 22, 2019

EdNC: What is the Strategic Role of Community Colleges in North Carolina’s Economic Future?

On Thursday, the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research is hosting the first statewide conference on North Carolina’s economic competitiveness and economic mobility in partnership with the NC Community College System, Achieving the Dream, and The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program. The key issue attendees will explore through the gathering is the role community colleges might play in increasing the economic competitiveness of the state.

May 14, 2019

EdNC.org: How Public School Educators Built a Radically Innovative School

What would students come up with if given the chance to design their own schools? That's the question a team of administrators -- including NC State College of Education graduates Valerie Bridges '10EDD, Donnell Cannon '16MSA, Jenny O'Meara '16MSA and Erin Swanson '12MSA -- in Edgecombe County posed two years ago when thinking of ways to increase student engagement, graduation rates and more in their county. The response to that question helped create the North Phillips School of Innovation, a micro school pilot in Tarboro, North Carolina.

May 14, 2019

NCDPI: Edgecombe County School Leader Named 2019 N.C. Principal of the Year

Matthew Bristow-Smith '14MSA was named Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year Friday, May 10. He took the helm of Edgecombe Early College High School shortly after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) in 2014. Of the award and his role within his school, Bristow-Smith said, “The work is not about us. The work is about the kids. It’s about the families. It’s about the communities that we serve.”

May 7, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: Collaboration and Conflict in Academe

NC State Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles and colleague Anthony Ocampo provide advice for ensuring an effective scholarly collaboration, despite any uneven power dynamics between the individuals involved.