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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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HAMLET — Many students who begin their studies at Richmond Community College do not have a clear picture of their future, but because the College offers a wide array of courses and programs, it doesn’t take long for someone to figure out his or her career path. 

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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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HAMLET— Richmond Community College has offered a degree in Human Services Technology program since 1986, providing students with the skills needed to work in mental health, education, family services, social services, rehabilitation, corrections and community outreach. Three of RichmondCC’s graduates had a strong desire to help others and found their calling through the Human Services Technology program. 

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RALEIGH — With evidence mounting that schools can operate safely amid COVID-19, the General Assembly will soon consider a bill that would require North Carolina classrooms to be open for in-person instruction.

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PEMBROKE — The School of Business at UNC Pembroke began offering an accelerated version of its online MBA program in 2017, allowing students to complete the program in one year. 

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

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Thursday, 28 January 2021 10:20

Republicans slam proposed social studies standards

RALEIGH — A N.C. State Board of Education meeting Wednesday, Jan. 27, became a flashpoint in the national debate over racism and American identity. Some Republicans complained proposed social studies standards were full of negativity, identity politics, and social agendas. Democrats argued that systemic racism exists, saying children should learn multiple perspectives on their country’s history.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College is opening a Family Learning Lab to provide free tutoring for the children of employees and students at the College. RichmondCC piloted this free tutoring service to employees’ children back in the fall, but after the success of the program, College leaders decided to expand this service to the children of RichmondCC students.

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