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Listening to the student voice

One of the most frequent refrains in public education is to “do what’s in the best interest of the children.”...

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VIDEO: NC Public Schools Celebrate 175 Years

Yesterday at the Raleigh Convention Center the North Carolina Association of School Administrators and North Carolina School Public Relations Association held a...

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VIDEO: Governor McCrory celebrates 175th anniversary of public schools

Gov. Pat McCrory spoke at the 175th Anniversary of North Carolina Public Schools Celebration held at the Raleigh Convention Center...

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Livestream: North Carolina Public Schools 175th anniversary event

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Driver ed funds soon to dry up

The Driver Education Advisory Committee met today and discussed the possibility that the state won’t fund driver education programs as it...

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Another hearing set in Leandro case

Judge Howard Manning has ordered an another hearing in Hoke County Board of Education v. State (also known as Leandro) on April 8-9,...

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UPDATE AND CORRECTION: Student health assessments could expand

UPDATE: A bill requiring all students entering the state school system for the first time get a health assessment passed a second reading...

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“Is it hard to educate kids in poverty? Yes. So what? Let’s do it.”

Today was my first visit to a KIPP school. I didn’t even know what KIPP stands for. In case you...

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CMS considers innovative magnet school options

The middle school students are lined up, more or less, at the door of their classroom. They just finished a...

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June Atkinson on the state of education

North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson doesn’t necessarily think anyone is out to dismantle public education in the...

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Dispatch: Contention in the Committee Room

Members of the General Assembly’s Joint Appropriations Subcommittee on Education heard a presentation on the Governor’s proposed budget today. But a dispute erupted between...

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James Ford named chair of Teacher Advisory Committee

Governor Pat McCrory met with his Teacher Advisory Committee yesterday and announced 2014 North Carolina Teacher of the Year James...