Zero to fifty

This past year, many school systems decided to make a “50” the lowest possible grade a student could receive for a...


A plea for educators and parents: Coach teens to win at social media

In the era of Snapchat and Instagram, social media has become one of the most powerful tools for a teenager....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016


Income tax rate cap one step closer to the ballot

A bill that would give North Carolina voters the option to change the maximum income tax rate from 10 to...


What happens when our kids see scary things on the news

In elementary school, one of my fellow students died in our hallway. She had an asthma attack, I think, but...