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In March, education in North Carolina changed drastically and swiftly for both students and educators. During an unprecedented time, support for students and teachers would be paramount.

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WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric Awareness Committee recently awarded $8,000 in college scholarships to eight students across its service area who are seeking to further their academic goals. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence and live in a home served by Pee Dee Electric. 

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CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina System won’t raise tuition and fees this year while students and their families struggle to stay financially afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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HAMLETN— Richmond Community College mailed out checks to students who were eligible for emergency financial assistance through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Security Act.

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RALEIGH — Challenges persist in getting students meals and reliable internet access while schools remain closed. The House Select Committee on COVID-19 Education Working group has returned to tackle these problems and look forward to reopening schools safely in the fall. 

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HAMLET — Students in Richmond County won’t be leaving the area on any field trips anytime soon.

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RALEIGH — In North Carolina, the golden ticket for resident college hopefuls is $1,000 yearly tuition at a handful of public universities. But while the offer looks shiny, the final receipt may stun new students. 

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RALEIGH — As state community colleges struggle to raise enrollment, they are looking to recruit  more non-traditional students — those older than 25. The push could help lift those students out of poverty and boost North Carolina’s workforce — but only if colleges get it right, advocates say.

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