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RALEIGH — Republican legislators in the N.C. Senate are pushing forward a bill meant to improve literacy among North Carolina public school students by the third grade.

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RALEIGH — SECU Foundation is working with the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development and the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals’ Association to help increase leadership capacity among practicing school principals through a new initiative called the Distinguished Practitioners Network.

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HAMLET — Richmond Senior High School student Evan Cooley has been taking welding classes at Richmond Community College since the start of his junior year. The 17-year-old is now in his senior year and working as an intern at Superior Cranes.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education has voted unanimously to switch social-distancing requirements under a “Plan A” return to public school classrooms to 3 feet rather than the previous six feet.

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RALEIGH – State education leaders are teaming up with the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program to help sound the alarm about speeding, one of the leading causes of death in children and a major cause of death for young adults.

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PEMBROKE — After earning a biology degree at UNCP in 2016, Linda Council decided to place her medical school plans on hold. To prepare for a career as a doctor, she has spent the last four years gaining real-world experience as a first responder.  

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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools have officially accepted North Carolina’s First in FAFSA Challenge to help send more local high school seniors to college. Ashley Chapel Educational Center, Richmond Early College High School and Richmond Senior High School are all competing against each other and hundreds of other high schools across the state to increase their FAFSA completion rates.

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CHERAW, S.C. — As a partner in nursing education for the region, McLeod Health has made a contribution to an area nursing school. Support of valuable educational offerings is reflected in this year's $25,000 gift to Northeastern Technical College.

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ROCKINGHAM — When Brandie-Nicole Watkins graduated from Richmond Senior High School in 2005, she didn’t know she’d be running her own business 15 years later.

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ROCKINGHAM — Students can now sit a little closer together in class, according to federal health officials.

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