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Those who want North Carolina to throw billions of additional taxpayer dollars at public education like to talk about the state constitution. Yet they ignore a clear pillar of that constitution. It stands in the way of their objectives.

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I chuckled when I first saw the cartoon posted Jan. 15 by Wake County Democrats on their Twitter account. Visible below, and with the title “Bored of Education,” it depicts parents challenging school boards and administrators as racist, election outcome deniers, and conspiracy theorists.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College graduate Morgana Viana is not afraid to dream big. Big like leaving her native country of Brazil to come to the United States of America to become a medical doctor. 

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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 13:57

NC Zoo delivers outdoor play kits to NC teachers

ASHEBORO —The NC Zoo Society and North Carolina Zoo are excited to partner with T-Mobile to provide classroom kits that support incorporating nature exploration, playful learning, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) approaches into local classroom curricula. 

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RALEIGH — Lawyers working for N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein will soon ask the state Supreme Court to jump back into the long-running Leandro school funding dispute.

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HAMLET— At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the early part of 2020, Richmond Community College’s nursing students were being pulled from the hospitals where they normally get valuable clinical hours. However, as the pandemic spread and the number of patients grew, the hospitals realized they needed help and allowed them back in. 

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BOONE — Nicholas Curry just wrapped up his first semester at Appalachian State University. It’s a moment to celebrate for any student, but for Nicholas, the victory is particularly meaningful.

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You’ve likely seen talking heads or social media mavens blasting opposition to critical race theory by linking it to a refusal to teach American history. More specifically, the accusation often states that conservatives merely want to do away with teaching the history of the American civil rights movement or other black experiences in the past, such as slavery. It’s one of the most dishonest pivots in the public square today, particularly given that the American civil rights movement shares many qualities with conservatism.

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RALEIGH — Defenders of North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program want a three-judge panel to hear a lawsuit challenging the voucher program. They're asking the N.C. Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court 's ruling on the issue.

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ROCKY MOUNT — The Golden LEAF Scholarship application for the 2022-2023 academic year is now available at CFNC.org. A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients from qualifying rural and economically distressed or tobacco-dependent counties. Applications are due March 1, 2022.

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