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Wednesday, 11 March 2020 19:22

Coronavirus disrupts North Carolina colleges

PEMBROKE — Students at a local college are getting an extra week for Spring Break.

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HAMLET — Students in Richmond County won’t be leaving the area on any field trips anytime soon.

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RALEIGH — In North Carolina, the golden ticket for resident college hopefuls is $1,000 yearly tuition at a handful of public universities. But while the offer looks shiny, the final receipt may stun new students. 

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RALEIGH — As state community colleges struggle to raise enrollment, they are looking to recruit  more non-traditional students — those older than 25. The push could help lift those students out of poverty and boost North Carolina’s workforce — but only if colleges get it right, advocates say.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College is rolling out a new Personal Completion Plan for around 300 students who started college but never graduated with a degree, diploma or certificate. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolinians strongly believe parents are the ultimately authority when it comes to educating their children, a new poll from the conservative-leaning Civitas Institute shows.

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Tuesday, 26 November 2019 13:49

UNC student and employee IDs approved for voting

RALEIGH — State Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell on Tuesday approved 20 additional types of University of North Carolina System student and employee photo IDs for use in the 2020 elections.

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RALEIGH — State Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell on Friday approved 49 additional types of student and employee photo identification for use in the 2020 elections.

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RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Education awarded North Carolina $10 million to bring more educationally disadvantaged students to charter schools, but state constraints on charters may make spending that money a challenge.

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RALEIGH — As the Innovative School District’s first and only school, Southside Ashpole Elementary has a lot to live up to in terms of academic progress. An early evaluation of the inaugural school shows much work is needed.

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