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Dream Pointe Apartments

When Otis Smallwood was hired to be superintendent of Bertie County Schools — a return home to the school district he once attended as a student — he knew his charge was to find a way to attract more teachers to the district and get them to stay.

“The [school] board had challenged me, ‘We've got to find some teachers, find some teachers find some teachers,’” Smallwood recalled. “And we’ve got to keep our teachers because they're leaving, going to other places.” Read More...