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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke is pleased to announce its selection to Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity third National Teacher Preparation Transformation Center cohort, to foster high-quality educators within minority serving institutions across the United States. 

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PEMBROKE — The UNC Pembroke School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $1.1 million federal grant to increase the number of highly qualified American Indian teachers committed to serving American Indian communities.  

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Thursday, 02 September 2021 11:50

N.C. lawmakers send anti-indoctrination bill to Cooper

RALEIGH — One of the most hotly debated bills of the legislative section cleared its final hurdle Wednesday, Sept. 1, and now heads to Gov. Roy Cooper, who could add the measure to his growing list of vetoes.

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WADESBORO — The deadline is quickly approaching for local K-12 teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from Pee Dee Electric through the Bright Ideas Education Grant Program.

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RALEIGH — A statewide campaign launched by the John Locke Foundation — publisher of The Carolina Journal — urges public school teachers to save $500 in dues each year by leaving the partisan N.C. Association of Educators.

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RALEIGH — A task force assembled by Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson designed to give a voice to parents and students in identifying political bias in public school classrooms released its first report on Tuesday.

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Monday, 09 August 2021 12:34

OPINION: Dewey’s legacy decimates system


Just about everyone has an opinion about how to improve education, and it’s usually an opinion passionately held and forcefully argued. It’s not hard to see why. After all, schools are the single-largest expenditure of state taxpayers’ funds. Educational mediocrity is the common denominator of many other social maladies. Most folks have spouses, siblings, parents, or other family members in the teaching profession. And everyone has been a student.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 02 August 2021 10:47

OPINION: Merit pay boosts student success

How much say should the public have about public education? Parental revolts against “wokeness” fads in the classroom are all the rage right now, but gaps between public preferences and the practice of public education didn’t suddenly begin a few months ago. They’ve been around for decades.

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WADESBORO — With the start of the school year just around the corner, Pee Dee Electric is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant.

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Thursday, 24 June 2021 13:36

Moss meets with teachers in training

RALEIGH — On June 23, Rep. Ben Moss met with teachers at the North Carolina Teacher Cadet Curriculum Training. Two of the teachers taking the training were from Montgomery County, which is a part of Moss's 66th District. 

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