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Nov 11, 2021

FI Research Associate Jamie Gillespie Explores Relationship Between Media Coverage and Outcomes of Teacher Strikes at Northeastern Educational Research Association Conference

Friday Institute Research Associate Jamie Gillespie, Ph.D., presented at the 52nd annual conference of the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) on October 13. 

Jul 12, 2021

Friday Institute Publishes Initial Report on Rural Home Internet Access Pilot

An initial report of a pilot program to test emerging wireless technologies for rural areas finds no absolute solution to broadband challenges. 

Jan 15, 2021

What You Need To Know To Be An Effective Advocate: State Government 101

CEO and Editor-in-Chief of EdNC Mebane Rash shares a primer on state government for "all who care about our students, our state and our future." 

Nov 18, 2020

A Conversation with North Carolina State Superintendent-Elect Catherine Truitt

On Thursday, Nov. 12, Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., had a virtual conversation with Catherine Truitt about her upcoming role as North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction. See highlights from their conversation in this story. 

Oct 18, 2018

Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative

Students exposed to Read to Achieve program show no difference in reading mastery. 

Aug 20, 2018

Summer Adventures for Computer Science For All in NC

Our CS4ALL team, initially funded by NC State’s Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), has worked together this summer to develop a diverse range of professional learning opportunities, research, funding, partnerships, and policy recommendations… 

Feb 22, 2016

Consider It Mapped: How mapmaker Emily Antoszyk sees our world

This article was originally posted on EducationNC February 22, 2016 | Audrey White We are living in an increasingly visual society. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram show our desire… 

Jul 10, 2014

FI Tech. Innovations Impact National Policy

July 9, 2014 – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a proposal to focus E-Rate resources on wireless Internet access and new technologies in schools nationwide today. This… 

Jun 11, 2014

Friday Institute to develop the NC Digital Learning Plan for K-12 Education

June 11, 2014 – The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University has received a State contract to work with the Department of Public Instruction, the State Board of… 

Mar 14, 2014

Meeting at the Crossroads of Common Core, Digital Learning & State Policy

March 14, 2014 – On March 10-11, North Carolina educators, researchers and legislators came together at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation for a Convening on K-12 Mathematics Education: Common…