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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees met Tuesday and approved changes to multiple programs in order to better match the academic needs of students with the training requirements of employers.

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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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HAMLET — Jason Blevins is a long way from his hometown of Loudon, Tennessee, but the 19-year-old is right at home in the Electric Lineman program at Richmond Community College.

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RALEIGH — Republicans in the N.C. House are advancing a bill that would expand and strengthen the state’s three school-choice scholarship programs that help low-income children and those with special needs attend a private school.

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RALEIGH — It’s no surprise the number of homeschool families swelled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the U.S. Census  Bureau has released new data showing just how significant that growth has been.

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PEMBROKE — The Office for Regional Initiatives at UNC Pembroke invites high school students in the UNCP service area–Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Hoke, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond, Robeson and Scotland counties–to take part in the second Literary ChangeMakers eSummit on April 17 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. 

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The N.C. Supreme Court on March 23 heard oral arguments in a case that could for the first time extend state constitutional protections against extreme bullying in public schools and hold school systems responsible when failing to act.

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WADESBORO — Local educators can apply for a Bright Ideas grant from Pee Dee Electric starting on April 1.

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PEMBROKE — Harley Locklear, a Fall 2020 graduate of the professional school counseling program at UNC Pembroke, will continue his studies in the doctoral program at N.C. State University this fall. 

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Wednesday, 31 March 2021 16:07

RichmondCC hosts Afterschool STEM program

HAMLET — Middle school and high school students met virtually for two months with Richmond Community College instructors in an Afterschool STEM program. At the first of March, they brought what they had been learning virtually to campus for hands-on projects.

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