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for North Carolina Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 7 Issue 1, Summer 1994
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The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a way to recruit more teachers by offering high school graduates four-year scholarships in return for teaching four years in North Carolina public schools instead of repaying the loan.
Project TEAM (Teaching Excellence Among Minorities) is a program used by Fayetteville State University and Pembroke State University to increase the number of minority teachers by recruiting and retaining minority students in teacher education.
The minority teacher supply in the state has declined over the last ten years. To reverse this trend, Durham City Schools and North Carolina Central University began an exchange program to encourage minority and male students to choose teaching careers.
One element of the school reform movement is the integrated curriculum. Instead of teaching visual arts in isolation, instructors combine them with other core subjects, such as science and humanities, to facilitate holistic learning.
Results of a survey of school principals in the state's Piedmont section indicate that they did not possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to administer programs in special education effectively.
Teacher assistants and other paraprofessionals are a viable, but often overlooked, talent pool to reduce minority teacher shortages. Three N.C. teacher training schools have instituted a program to prepare teacher assistants for teaching certification.