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RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis was one of 29 senators to approve a bill that would send North Carolina students back to the classroom.

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RALEIGH — The Democrat-controlled N.C. State Board of Education approved Thursday, Feb. 4, a sweeping rewrite of the state’s social studies standards that will now teach nearly every aspect of American history through the lens of racism and discrimination.

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Wednesday, 03 February 2021 12:39

Republicans moving to mandate public-school reopening

RALEIGH — N.C. lawmakers have sent a bill to reopen schools for K-12 students to the Senate floor. Under the bill, schools must offer K-12 students in-person learning at least part of the week. Special needs kids would regain full-time, in-person learning. The Senate Rules Committee unanimously gave Senate Bill 37 a favorable report Wednesday, Feb. 3.

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RALEIGH — A week after the Richmond County Board of Education voted to let students return to school for in-person instruction, Gov. Roy Cooper and other state officials calling for the same.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s lawmakers are moving to advance school choice.

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HAMLET— Nearly 40 percent of flagged emails from Richmond County students mention either suicide or depression, according to Dr. Wendy Jordan.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein wants lawmakers to use millions won from a settlement with Dish Network to expand internet access for students, but legislative leaders are so far noncommittal on the proposal.

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RALEIGH — The UNC System wants to ensure new degree programs prepare students for successful careers.

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Friday, 22 January 2021 16:13

UNCP School of Education awarded $20,000 grant

PEMBROKE — The School of Education at UNC Pembroke will host a virtual recruiting event this summer to increase the number of teachers of color. 

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Thursday, 21 January 2021 10:30

School choice could see gains in new legislature

RALEIGH — As North Carolina prepares to celebrate National School Choice Week Jan. 24-30, the cause of educational freedom could see even more advancement during the North Carolina General Assembly’s 2021-2022 session.

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