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RALEIGH — This summer may not be filled with pools and part-time jobs for students across the state who’ve struggled with a year of mandated remote school. In March of 2021, the State Board of Education reported that in May of 2020, after two months of remote school, test scores were at their lowest point with 75% of North Carolina third-graders falling below the proficiency thresholds in reading.

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RALEIGH — Epidemiologists and infectious disease experts have consistently maintained that the risk of spread of the COVID-19 virus among young children is low. But that hasn’t stopped policymakers like N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper from — for most of the past year — keeping in-person instruction closed for all K-12 students. Many families have suffered as a result.

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RALEIGH — Two bills sitting on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk are designed to remediate learning losses for K-12 students left behind by classroom closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH — Just after Natalie Jacome launched a new clinic, the pandemic hit.

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RALEIGH — More students face repeating a grade than any time in the past century, says David Stegall, deputy superintendent of innovation at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

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PEMBROKE, NC – Professors became students at UNC Pembroke recently when 59 faculty members immersed themselves in a six-week certificate program in Online Teaching Excellence hosted by the  Office of Online Learning and the Teaching and Learning Center.

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