Lindsay Marchello - Carolina Journal News Service

Lindsay Marchello - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — Proponents of charter schools worry the Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education will use the Leandro ruling as a roundabout way to restrict charter schools. The most recent commission meeting, Monday, Oct. 14, didn’t allay those concerns.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals determined the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office violated a Vietnam veteran’s due process rights by denying his application for a concealed handgun permit.

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.

RALEIGH — Lawmakers spent Tuesday, Oct. 8, advancing four mini-budget plans as the budget veto stalemate drags on into another month.

RALEIGH — The school year may be halfway over — or more — before the contract dispute between competing reading diagnostic companies is resolved, leaving students at public schools in limbo.

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.

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 14:48

More mini-budgets to come, Senate leader says

RALEIGH — State lawmakers will continue to consider mini-budgets. For now.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper hadn’t finished his opening remarks at the Climate Change Interagency Council meeting before noisy protesters decried his position on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

RALEIGH — The chief executive officer of Blue Cross N.C. has resigned amid charges of drunken driving and misdemeanor child abuse.

RALEIGH — American universities are in jeopardy of becoming no better than finishing schools reserved for the rich, Mitch Daniels told an audience at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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