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Articles from 10/2016

In honor of National School Lunch Week, we head to the kitchen

Monday, October 10, 2016
LaRae Doll Preparing an appetizing evening meal can seem challenging enough. But try being a nutrition air traffic controller of sorts, whose passengers are 7,000 hungry students needing a nutritious meal every single school day. Not a problem for LaRae Doll, director of Nutrition Services for the Johnston C…

One woman’s journey proves it’s never too late to learn

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The road to earning her high school diploma was anything but easy. Mary Campbell had many obstacles thrown in her path, from working the cotton fields as a young daughter of sharecroppers, to becoming a wife and mother by the time she was 14. Simply put, life’s circumstances, and even her own negative self-talk, got …

Director Wise: Analyzing TLC’s effectiveness – so far

Monday, October 3, 2016
Teacher leadership is critical to student success. A recent report from the National Council of State Legislatures, which analyzed features of exemplary education systems, stated, “High-performing countries create a variety of roles for teachers in the schools so they can use their expertise to improve teaching and l…


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