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RALEIGH — Challenges persist in getting students meals and reliable internet access while schools remain closed. The House Select Committee on COVID-19 Education Working group has returned to tackle these problems and look forward to reopening schools safely in the fall. 

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RALEIGH — The fight against coronavirus will be a long haul, Gov. Roy Cooper and health officials said after declaring a state of emergency Tuesday, March 10.

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RALEIGH — The January meeting of the N.C. State Board of Education ran late into the evening, but it concluded with a tense discussion between the board and State Superintendent Mark Johnson.

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RALEIGH — Reforms to the Innovative School District are here to stay after Gov. Roy Cooper allowed Senate Bill 522 to become law without his signature.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Craig Horn, R-Union, said he wouldn’t be surprised if a judge orders the state to spend more on education.

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RALEIGH — As most N.C. public schools prepared to open a new academic year, teachers have temporarily lost access to a key diagnostic tool to evaluate students’ reading skills.

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HAMLET — Stephanie Holder spent Wednesday afternoon packing bags with school supplies for an upcoming back-to-school event.

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RALEIGH — More money and iPads are coming to K-3 classrooms to bolster literacy instruction, but critics question the methods used to improve reading scores.

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HAMLET — The Richmond County Board of Education approved a pair of filed trips, recognized "Special" volunteers and discussed summer programs and a new state-mandated reading assesment program during its monthly meeting Tuesday. 

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RALEIGH — The state House overwhelmingly passed a bill temporarily ending a stalemate over the budget.

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