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4973
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Patsy Higdon, principal of Weaverville Primary School in Buncombe County; Laura Candler, a teacher in the Cumberland County Schools; and teacher Cheryl Smith have received the 2000 Milken Educator Awards worth $25,000. Given by the Milken Family Foundation, the award recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide. To date, over thirty educators in the state have received the award.
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Carmen Wilson, a mathematics teacher at Ashe County High School, is the 2001-2002 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Wilson will represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition. Other finalists were Yang Yi, of Gates County, and Marsha Cameron, of Jackson County.
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Jim Carson, teacher at Northwest Middle School in Guilford County; Shirley Ray, teacher at Orange County High School in Orange County; and Margaret Wirth, teacher at J. H. Rose High School in Pitt County are each a winner of a Milken National Educator Award. The award, worth $25,000, is given by the Milken Family Foundation and recognizes outstanding K-12 educators nationwide. One hundred and seventy-two educators received the award nationwide this year.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 30 Issue 5, Feb 2000, p11, por Periodical Website
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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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The 1999-2000 school year marks the end of the Teacher Performance Appraisal Instrument (TPAI). The New Teacher Evaluation Instruments begin during the 2000-01 school year. The state is piloting eight evaluation instruments in selected school systems. Each pilot program is profiled.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 30 Issue 5, Feb 2000, p1, 4-5, il Periodical Website
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William J. Stinson, a teacher at J. H. Rose High School in Pitt County, received the Terry Sanford Award for Creativity in Teaching and Administration for the year 2000. Stinson's project engaged students in creating a video using video footage, special effects, music, and animation that promotes the school's academic, athletic, and elective courses.
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No one and nothing was safe in eastern North Carolina from the devastating flood spawned by Hurricane Floyd in September 1999. Powell describes how school systems in the east dealt with the disaster and how school systems around the state and nation responded to the call for help.
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NCAE News Bulletin (NoCar Oversize L 11 N822x), Vol. 31 Issue 1, Aug 2000, p4-page insert, il Periodical Website
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Jeanne Laws (Elkin City High School), Amy Orr Hobbs (Robbinsville High School), Vickie Honeycutt (Mt. Pleasant High School, Cabarrus County), and Judy Lewis (Grantham School) are Regional Teachers of the Year for 2000-2001. Among items the winners receive are a $5,000 stipend, software and computer training, and a one-week seminar at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching at Cullowhee.
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Joyce Elliott has been elected president of the North Carolina Association of Educators, and Carolyn McKinney, vice president. They will serve a one-year term from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.
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Kenneth Cutler and Valerie Lynn Hicks Kearson are among 200 teachers nationwide to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science, the nation's highest award for math and science teachers. Cutler teaches biology and physical science at Hillside High School in Durham County. Kearson is a math teacher at Credle Elementary School in Granville County. Each recipient's school receives $7,500.
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Charles Bennerman, a teacher at East Columbus High School, and Susan Skinner, a teacher at North Asheboro Middle School, received awards from Time for Kids and Chevy Malibu for incorporating quality and innovation into their instructional practices.
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Laura Bilbro-Berry, a teacher of at-risk-second graders in Beaufort County, is the 2000-2001 North Carolina Teacher of the Year. She teaches at Tayloe Elementary School and received a Master's Degree from East Carolina University. She will represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition. The state award includes a $7,500 stipend and use of a laptop computer and printer. This is the first year the winner receives an automobile given by the award co-sponsor, the North Carolina Automobile Dealers' Association.
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The Edison Project is a private organization that contracts with school systems to run their schools. The company uses its own educational programs and guarantees the schools will make progress. Winston-Salem/Forsyth Schools, after a thorough investigation of the project, decided against using it.
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3959
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The ABCs of Public Education plan, passed in 1996 by the General Assembly, seeks to improve education with a system of sanctions and rewards for teachers and schools, based on student test performance. The accountability law is meeting some resistance. Two teachers who were fired under the law are suing the state to get their jobs back.
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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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