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The Learning Institute of North Carolina (LINC), once known for its educational innovation and experimentation, has disbanded.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 2 Issue 4, Fall 1979, p11-13
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507
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The Principals' Executive Program is a professional-level management course for school principals that is designed to inspire effective leadership in the schools.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Fall 1990, p8-17, il, bibl, f
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989
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The North Carolina Association of Educators is staging an aggressive lobbying campaign to improve technology in North Carolina schools.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 23 Issue 4, Mar 1993, p1-2, por Periodical Website
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1069
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Yancey Evening School (YES), an alternative school in Yancey County, has been successful because it tailors its format and content to specific student needs.
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1070
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North Carolina State University has instituted the Benjamin Franklin Scholars Program, which is designed to give those in the engineering field a solid background in the humanities. The goal is to produce engineers who think holistically.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 5, May 1993, p12-13, por
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1847
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A $2.59 million federal grant awarded to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro will enable middle and high school level math and science teachers to learn how to incorporate modern technological tools into their classroom instruction.
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1976
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Hillsborough's Grady Brown Elementary School and other schools in Orange County haven't convinced some parents of the effectiveness of such innovative pedagogical techniques as outcome-based education.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 41, Oct 1994, p12-14, il Periodical Website
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2086
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Billy Overton Wireman, President of Queens College in Charlotte, is developing a liberal arts school that is known for its innovative programs, such as those for older or \"non-traditional\"\" students, and for its emphasis on international education.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 1, Jan 1995, p8-11, il
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2318
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Fourteen outstanding, innovative programs in the state's public schools, like Burlington City Schools' Impact Program, have been named Governor's Program of Excellence recipients for 1994 by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.
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3960
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The Governor's Entrepreneurial School Award recognizes schools that advance teaching and learning through innovative approaches. Douglas Byrd High School in Cumberland County is the award winner for 1998. Other schools cited for innovations include J. Glenn Edwards in Lee County.
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4493
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The Governor's Entrepreneurial School Award recognizes schools that advance teaching and learning through innovative approaches. South Brunswick Middle School in Brunswick County is the award winner for 1999. Other schools cited for innovations include Jamestown Middle School in Guilford County and McDowell High School Accelerated Learning Center, McDowell County.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 30 Issue 5, Feb 2000, p15-16, il Periodical Website
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5531
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Statistics from a Department of Public Instruction survey of North Carolina Local Education Agencies indicate that the state is a leader in innovative educational methods.
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7712
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Since then, Touchstone Energy cooperatives have funded over $4.5 million in grants that have reached 800,000 of the state's school children. Grants in 2005 reached a record of $540,000.
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Lashley discusses how two education grants from Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative sparked an interest in reading at Cape Hatteras Elementary School in Dare County. The successful program received an International Reading Association (IRA) Award for Exemplary Reading Programs.
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The Stonewall Jackson School was an institution for developing juvenile offenders and underprivileged boys. Instead of jail time, boys could go to the Stonewall Jackson School, near Concord, where they could be trained in various trades during their rehabilitation. Academics and recreation were also part of the program to mentor troubled boys and prepare them for responsible citizenship. The article discusses skepticism in popular opinion concerning this progressive concept and supporters who offered land and money.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 11, Aug 1948, p3-4, 18, il
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