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6872
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Public education in North Carolina has definitely shown improvement over the last twenty years. The state is the fourth fastest growing K-12 system in the nation. Its 1.3 million students speak over 150 different languages. Towle discusses where state education has been, its status now, and what must be accomplished to meet the 2010 deadline of having the nation's best school system.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 62 Issue 9, Sept 2004, p46, 48, 50-52, 54, 56-69, il
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16526
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North Carolina's public education system is in danger of giving up 50 years of gains in quality, quantity, and reputation. In the middle of the last century, the state decided to turn its back on the public education system that used to produce low skilled workers to fill jobs in factories and on farms; North Carolina decided to embrace the promise of the 20th-century. But Leutze calls to attention the erosion of support and commitment to public schools.
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25131
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There is a need for scientists to publish their work in peer-reviewed journals before sharing them with the public due to confusion it can cause in the public.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Autumn 1984, p5
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25712
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Various projects at East Carolina University are exploring ways to improve the public education system. Options include training teachers, improving mentoring programs, and adding academic competition.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2002, p18-21, il Periodical Website
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26166
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Warren Nord, lecturer in philosophy, contends that public schools and universities today come close to indoctrinating students against religion by almost completely ignoring it. He argues that neutrality doesn’t just mean that it’s okay to teach students about religion, but that you’re required to teach them about it if you teach them things that are hostile to religion.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, September 1996, p7-8, il, por Periodical Website
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29787
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From primary education to college-level training, Iredell County, North Carolina's public education is unrivaled. Cutting-edge initiatives like digital conversion in the classrooms, organizational innovation, performance excellent, and economic development, Mooresville Graded School District, Iredell-Statesville Schools, and Mitchell Community College are receiving accolades.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p32-34, por
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35685
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The authors assured that no degree or work experience in education was necessary for creating this effective teaching tool, whether parents sought to educate, entertain, or encourage their children. Especially promoted, though, was the potential for instilling reading skills and enhancing parent-child bonding.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1978, p11-15
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36971
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Morton Academy, a schoolhouse slated for demolition, can educate generations to come about the school experience of yesteryear, thanks to the efforts of two locals. Hints of what this experience was like was offered in this article through information about the typical 19th century schoolhouse and Onslow County schoolhouses in the early 20th century.
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36567
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A Cleveland, Ohio native made an impact on the town that prompted his self-identification as an “Ashevillian.” How his influence continues is through philanthropic contributions to the city. Those noted include the Asheville Public Library, Vance monument, and Montford Residential Park. Such endeavors generated the city’s nods to his name such as Pack Square.
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36544
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Exercising an ability to be assertive, girls in grades three through eighth can learn from GOTR coaches and this non-profit organization. During ten weeks’ practice for the twice a year, end of season 5Ks, girls engage in age appropriate exercises and discussions about becoming a stand-byer, to help curb bullying on and off the track.
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36298
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Contentions between America’s political parties arise from misunderstandings as much as differences of opinion, according to the author. Clearing up some misunderstandings is Hood’s analysis of how the first amendment, tax cuts, war on poverty, and fight to improve education impact American society.
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36301
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An educational software and e-textbook company has proven to be a maven for North Carolina’s current educational system. Promoting Discovery Educations’ endeavor is a discussion of receptivity already found among today’s students and growing receptivity among educators for their products.
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36449
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One of Generation Z’s interests, making a difference in the world, has proof in Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School senior Sebastian Bowen. His support of ending gun violence in schools, contained in a You Tube broadcasted speech, was given in the wake of the shootings at his high school.
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38191
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The hole in the bucket analogy alludes to the dearth of black male public school teachers and negative impact this has on black male students. Helping to attract more black males to teaching and giving them the ability to be positive role models is Profound Gentlemen, founded in 2014 by Jason Terrell and Mario Shaw. This nonprofit helps current and would-be teachers to have the resources, training, and support network needed to enter and stay in the profession.