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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s top elected school official is calling the Biden administration’s national vaccine mandate a clear example of government overreach.

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Thursday, 24 June 2021 13:36

Moss meets with teachers in training

RALEIGH — On June 23, Rep. Ben Moss met with teachers at the North Carolina Teacher Cadet Curriculum Training. Two of the teachers taking the training were from Montgomery County, which is a part of Moss's 66th District. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education voted 7-3 on Thursday, June 17, to approve guiding documents for controversial new social studies standards that place greater emphasis on race and gender in teaching U.S. history.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina public school teachers and higher education employees hoping to get a pay raise will have to wait. Perhaps until January.

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RALEIGH — As the Innovative School District’s first and only school, Southside Ashpole Elementary has a lot to live up to in terms of academic progress. An early evaluation of the inaugural school shows much work is needed.

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RALEIGH — More money and iPads are coming to K-3 classrooms to bolster literacy instruction, but critics question the methods used to improve reading scores.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina has a new program to attract teachers.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s failure to pass a budget could affect a state-mandated financial literacy course requirement for all public high schools.

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RALEIGH — During a Friday, June 28, conference call, the State Board of Education agreed to delay implementing Istation, the state’s newly picked K-3 reading diagnostic tool. The decision, proposed by the Department of Public Instruction, resulted from concerns about a compressed timeline to put the new program in place, train teachers, and start collecting data in the new school year.

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RALEIGH — The Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education is getting closer to putting forth recommendations to meet the Leandro mandate. Leandro refers to a two-decade-old court ruling requiring that every child in North Carolina have the opportunity to access a sound, basic education.

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Conference-high 14 Raiders sel…

  ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School football program had a conference-best 14 players named to the 2021 3A/4A All-Sandhills Athletic Conference team. Read more

JV Raiders let lead slip late …

ROCKINGHAM — Opening its season at home on Tuesday, the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team came up short. Read more

JV Lady Raider basketball team…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team opened its season with a loss on Tuesday. Read more

SIGNED: Frye, Swiney make coll…

ROCKINGHAM — A pair of Richmond Senior High School softball teammates celebrated their college signings together in the school’s media center on Tuesday. Read more

New U.S. attorney takes oath o…

GREENSBORO — Sandra J. Hairston was sworn-in as the next United States Attorney  for the Middle District of North Carolina on Nov. 23, 2021. Chief Judge Thomas J. Schroeder administered... Read more

NCDHS adds additional/booster …

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today added COVID-19 vaccine administration data on additional and booster doses to its vaccine data dashboard, allowing dashboard users... Read more

Richmond County sees 150th COV…

ROCKINGHAM — The number of Richmond County residents who have died as a result of complications from COVID-19 has risen to 150, the Health Department announced on Wednesday. Read more

Late basket, free throws prope…

GREENSBORO — Facing a “great test” on the road Tuesday, the Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball team earned its third-straight season-opening victory. Read more

Lady Raiders drop season opene…

GREENSBORO — The Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team opened its new season with a road loss at Northern Guilford on Tuesday. Read more



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