Equity and Innovation Meet in Edgecombe County to Reimagine Students’ Futures

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February 20, 2020 02:39 pm

Where does my love for Edgecombe County (NC) Public Schools (ECPS) begin? Like our leaders who approach their jobs with head and heart, it is rooted in the dedication and commitment to “Futures Reimagined” for our scholars. Under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Valerie H. Bridges, ECPS is committed to preparing scholars with the necessary tools to design their own futures, navigate change, and make the world a better place. Meanwhile, through its EQUITY VISION, the district is committed to making ECPS a place where opportunities are no longer predicted by social, cultural, or economic factors. One of many ways we achieve this goal is through a magical partnership of technology and innovation. 

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#OurChallengeOurHope, Equity, Students of Color

Federal Flash: Trump’s 2021 Budget Deprives Historically Underserved Students of Crucial Resources

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February 14, 2020 03:18 pm

Today’s Federal Flash explains the Trump/DeVos proposal to expand access to private schools while cutting public school funding by nearly $5 billion. We also highlight Congressional action in response to the Trump SNAP proposal that would could cut school lunches for nearly 1 million students, as well as new flexibility provided by Secretary DeVos to four states.

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Navigating Literacy Development During Adolescence

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February 11, 2020 11:28 am

What factors contribute to the development of literacy skills in adolescence?

On this episode of the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Critical Window podcast, Dr. Medha Tare breaks down what research on the science of adolescent learning says about the development of literacy skills during adolescence, and how educators can support this development.

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Adolescent Literacy, Literacy, Science of Adolescent Learning, Science of Adolescent Learning Show, Science of Learning

Federal Flash: Critiques of Trump’s State of the Union Education Proposal from Both Sides of the Aisle

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February 07, 2020 11:02 am

In today’s Federal Flash, we’ll discuss the education proposals made by President Trump during his state of the union address, commemorate Black History Month, and look towards Digital Learning Day.

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