April 2, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
The first round of School Improvement Grant funding is now in its last year. Looking back, what’s been learned through SIG schools receiving NEA support? More important, what will happen once the funding ends?
January 24, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
The hard work and dedication of educators and school leaders at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, N.C. received much-deserved recognition for closing its achievement gaps between students by significant margins.
December 20, 2012 by PSC Editor
Meaningful partnerships are needed more than ever. That’s why, the NEA Foundation and DonorsChoose.org teamed up to award several Priority Schools with hundreds of dollars in grant funding.
April 6, 2012 by Stacey Grissom
The extraordinary transformation at Oak Hill Elementary continues to garner acclaim with the announcement that principal Patrice Faison was named the 2012 Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year.
March 23, 2012 by Cindy Long
Educators in priority schools are taking the helm of local school reforms while changing the perception of their profession and association. Learn about the work of NEA members in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Maine and North Carolina.
March 2, 2012 by Stacey Grissom
NEA joins family and friends in mourning the tragic death of Gina Jacobs, “volunteer extraordinaire” and a passionate advocate for the students of Oak Hill Elementary School. Jacobs always went above and beyond to help meet student needs for success.
November 1, 2011 by John Rosales
As the warm sunlight filtered through the trees on Oct. 20 at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, NC, the fun was heating up for the children, parents, teachers and community members who swarmed the campus to participate in…
July 21, 2011 by John Rosales
It’s one of the comeback stories of the year among certain educators in North Carolina. Three years ago, Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point had one of the lowest academic performance scores in the state. Two years ago, still…
May 24, 2011 by John Rosales
When a teacher at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, North Carolina was desperate for assistance with three special needs students during lunch periods, she knew who to call: Gina Jacobs. Jacobs does not work for the school district.…
May 10, 2011 by John Rosales
The changes taking place at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, North Carolina today are among the most remarkable the school has experienced in its 100-plus year history. The school’s recent transition from one of the lowest performing elementary…
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