Monthly Archives: April 2011

Listening to Students’ Voices

In the short time I have been here in New Hanover County, I have met with many groups. These include community groups, church groups, civic organizations, teachers and many others. I felt it was time to meet with one group … Continue reading

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Better Teaching, Better Learning, Better Schools – National Board Certification by Robert A. Maxey

On Tuesday, April 5, 2011, the New Hanover County Board of Education recognized 55 teachers who gained their National Board Certification and also recognized 19 teachers who renewed their National Board Certifications. (List of 2010 National Board Certified Teachers and … Continue reading

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NHCS’ Superintendent’s Statement Regarding the NC House Proposed Budget

We are deeply concerned about the proposed education budget from the N.C. House of Representatives’ Education Subcommittee. We understand the current economic situation and we are prepared to deal with severe budget cuts. However, the draconian level of cuts proposed … Continue reading

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Setting the Record Straight on Building Usage

I have heard a lot of discussion lately about empty buildings. I figure it is time to set the record straight. Currently, there are two buildings that are not in use by students within the district. One is the old … Continue reading

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What is Your Sentence?

I have written about Daniel Pink’s ideas several times, and I continue to come back to him for ideas on how to change and improve education. Recently, I spoke to AVID students at Murray Middle School. The subject I discussed … Continue reading

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