Stories and Testimonials

Are you curious about the commitment and opportunities that await your business as a partner with North Carolina New Schools? Hear firsthand from community, business, and industry leaders who are already working with us to help impart the skills, knowledge, and experiences required for career success in today’s global economy.

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Money Magazine | High schoolers in Apex, N.C., get a leg up in information technologyMoney Magazine | High schoolers in Apex, N.C., get a leg up in information technology

Money Magazine | High schoolers in Apex, N.C., get a leg up in information technology

NC New Schools/Breakthrough Learning 2015 summer interns Johnny Guemple and Megan Johnson, seniors at Apex High School Academy of Information Technology,  part of the National Academy Foundation (…

Duplin teacher leader wins STEM awardDuplin teacher leader wins STEM award

Duplin teacher leader wins STEM award

The NC Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center presented Kirk Kennedy with the 2015 Outstanding 9-16 Educator Award.

LORD Corporation wins award for connecting classrooms to STEM careersLORD Corporation wins award for connecting classrooms to STEM careers

LORD Corporation wins award for connecting classrooms to STEM careers

The NC Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center presented LORD Corporation with the 2015 Business and Industry Award.

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Alleghany seniors complete 207 college courses, save thousands of dollars

Alleghany seniors complete 207 college courses, save thousands of dollars

Alleghany High School seniors graduating in 2015 saved $155,250 by taking college courses during high school through the Rural Innovative Schools initiative.

Kenan Fellows Program announces new interns

Kenan Fellows Program announces new interns

The Kenan Fellows Program -- a K-12 education initiative at N.C. State University -- selected National Teacher Appreciation Day to announce its annual teacher internship awards. Forty public scho…

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Meet an Innovator: Joe Peel

Meet an Innovator: Joe Peel

The mayor of Elizabeth City set out to solve a growing economic problem for his city and found himself working with partners to launch a regional charter school.