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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching an expanded COVID-19 screening testing program to support public, charter and private K-12 schools in protecting students and staff from the spread of COVID-19. The program will launch in fall 2021 and schools can register to participate beginning in early July. 

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RALEIGH — The judge in the ongoing Leandro school funding case has signed an order that attempts to compel the General Assembly to fund the components of the Comprehensive Remedial Plan agreed to by both the defendants and plaintiffs in the case last year.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Visual Arts program is growing in popularity with students, and faculty members are putting their mark on Richmond and Scotland counties. 

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HAMLET — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries recently met to discuss challenges industries face with today's workforce. This was a follow-up meeting from a group session held in January 2020 prior to COVID, as school and industry leaders work to come up with solutions. 

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke recently signed an articulation agreement with Montgomery Community College providing a seamless pathway for aspiring teachers to complete their four-year teaching degree. 

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HAMLET — With school winding down, Richmond County students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder will have a few things to keep them busy over the summer.

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PEMBROKE, NC – Two music students at UNC Pembroke have been accepted to elite graduate programs. 

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RALEIGH — This summer may not be filled with pools and part-time jobs for students across the state who’ve struggled with a year of mandated remote school. In March of 2021, the State Board of Education reported that in May of 2020, after two months of remote school, test scores were at their lowest point with 75% of North Carolina third-graders falling below the proficiency thresholds in reading.

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HAMLET — As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Richmond Community College recently received an additional $3.469 million for direct student aid from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III. RichmondCC has already awarded over $1.748 million directly to students impacted by the pandemic.

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HAMLET — On Monday night, the Cole Auditorium was filled with applause as several Richmond Senior  High School students were recognized for their academic achievements and awarded  scholarships.  

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