WAYNE CARTER, a special projects reporter for NBC 5 DFW, leads an innovative series called “Carter in the Classroom,” which highlights the ways schools around North Texas help students achieve academic success. Arriving in North Texas in 2018, Carter launched “Brag About Your School;” the campaign is an opportunity for students, teachers and parents to showcase the unique things that make their school special. Carter believes strongly in being an advocate for students, parents, and schools. “Carter in the Classroom” shares stories about the successes that are happening in public schools. He focuses on the dynamic learning occurring in schools in North Texas, as well as the challenges districts face and what conversations
need to happen in the community to help promote student success. Carter shares the details about the instructional process, mistakes and all, to show how deep learning occurs in our state. Rather than creating moments, Carter concentrates on capturing the process, often spending hours and days at schools for his stories. It is his stories that show his commitment to elevating education discussions in North Texas, going in-depth and behind the scenes to show the power of public education.