Stories and Testimonials

The best evidence of how North Carolina New Schools is transforming education comes from the people who have experienced firsthand what our professional learning services can do. Hear from educators and administrators whose classrooms, schools, and districts have become student-centered, personalized, learning environments with help from NC New Schools.

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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.

Principals share planning processPrincipals share planning process

Principals share planning process

NC New Schools network principals share their experiences with their school impact planning process.

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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.