North Carolina New Schools

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Getting Education Policy Right in North Carolina

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, a local TV weatherman assigned to cover the annual event to foretell the arrival of spring. Phil becomes inexplicably trapped in the repetition of groundhog day and, regardless of what he does, he seems doomed to live the day over and over. Finally, once resigned to his fate Phil

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Five Practices that Work for Innovative Schools
by Joan McCullough

Five Practices that Work for Innovative Schools

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

Last week, I joined with NC New Schools and representatives from school districts across North Carolina on a study visit to model schools in New York City. A lifetime southern belle, I expected to have a “Lean on Me” experience.  I was certain that I would get to see a real life Joe Clark in action!

I couldn’t have been

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Sailing High School in a New Direction
by Vicky Snyder

Sailing High School in a New Direction

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

Six years ago, an opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream showed up in a vacancy for “Principal.”  Little did I know that this ”Principalship” had powerful sails that captured the winds of change  with a navigator named “NC New Schools Project” that charted a course for ALL students to succeed at college, career and life. The 5

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