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HAMLET — Emily Joshi of Kannapolis recently completed a Master of Science in Management from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. However, there was a time in her life when her world came crashing down around her, and college lost its appeal.

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RALEIGH — Some universities across the state have announced that they will be requiring the COVID vaccine for students returning to campus. UNC System public universities are not requiring, but encouraging, the vaccine. Some private schools, including Duke and Wake Forest, are requiring it.

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Like much of the nation, North Carolina has a civics and history crisis. Yet, it may be even worse than thought in North Carolina after a Fordham Institute study gave the state a “D-” grade for civics and an “F” for history. Even more troubling for many educators and curriculum designers across the state is that most of the Southeast held up favorably when the scores were released.

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PEMBROKE — As a former classroom teacher, Judy Corso dedicated her career to molding young minds, enriching students' lives and giving them skills they need to succeed. 

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RALEIGH — The exclusive teaching of Critical Race Theory in public school classrooms would be outlawed under a bill making its way through the N.C. Senate.

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ARAPAHOE — Tim Taylor could scarcely have imagined when he began attending Arapahoe Charter School in 1997, that he would one day come full circle and send his own sons there decades later.

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HAMLET — There has never been a better time than now to know the importance of cyber security in this modern digital frontier. We live in a world of speed, service and convenience, which puts us at a higher risk for outside attacks. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education has approved the final round of “unpacking documents” for new controversial social studies standards for K-12 public schools. 

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PEMBROKE — The Office for Regional Initiatives at UNC Pembroke was awarded a grant to offer a free four-week program to introduce high school students to transportation careers.  

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PEMBROKE — A nationally recognized higher education leader, Dr. Jeff Howard, has been named vice chancellor for Student Affairs at UNC Pembroke. His selection comes after a highly competitive national search guided by a campus committee made up of faculty, staff and students. 

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