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PEMBROKE — Bricen Duff and Abigail Parnell are UNC Pembroke’s 2020 Maynor Honors College scholars.

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RALEIGH — Virtual learning is taking a toll on Chloe Dixon’s children.

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ROCKINGHAM — Late last month, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced it would provide additional benefits to families through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program — but Richmond County wasn’t on the list.

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Monday, 05 October 2020 10:18

OPINION: Candidates clash on reopening schools

When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could have expected that the central issue of the 2020 race would be whether to allow public schools to provide in-person instruction to North Carolina children.

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ELLERBE — Angela Baker, a seventh-grade English Language Arts teacher at Ellerbe Middle School, has been named Richmond County Schools’ 2020-2021 Beginning Teacher of the Year.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today it will provide additional benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to help families purchase food for children whose access to free and reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by remote learning this fall due to COVID-19. The program provides a benefit on an EBT card that can be used to buy food at authorized retailers, including most major grocery stores.

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PEMBROKE — Food service giant Sodexo is donating $20,000 to assist students experiencing food insecurity at UNC Pembroke.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation invites all accredited colleges, community colleges and universities to apply to serve as a host site for the 2021 National Summer Transportation Institute program.

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Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:36

OPINION: District closings boost homeschooling

North Carolina is already the homeschooling capital of the United States. Now the attraction of this education option is soaring higher than ever — thanks not to the actions of its proponents but to the antics of its opponents.

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RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced during a Sept. 17 news conference, but middle and high school students won’t have the same opportunity.

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