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February 21, 2020

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Perspective | How voices, budgets, and public opinion shape issues in election years

“For too long, countless American children have been trapped in failing government schools,” said President Donald Trump in his State...

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Perspective | Ask the expert: What is workforce development?

This piece was originally published by the NC State College of Education. It is part of the monthly “Ask the Expert”...

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Scenes of hope: Walking the hallways with Principal Hopkins

When I arrived at Lakewood Elementary School, I gave principal James Hopkins a choice. We could film an interview first,...

News

Busting school breakfast myths at No Kid Hungry NC’s annual conference

At No Kid Hungry North Carolina’s ninth annual NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference in Chapel Hill on Wednesday, Bristow-Smith discussed...

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Task force examines community college enrollment boost

A community college task force focused on increasing enrollment in the community college system heard more details on the trend-breaking...

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Here’s which NC schools and community colleges are closed or delayed

Editor’s note: This article will be updated twice a day — around 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. School district and...

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February 20, 2020

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More skilled workers needed for the jobs of tomorrow: Announcing 5,000 new apprenticeships

Before he arrived at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus at NC State to announce an investment in apprenticeships, United...

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How will we reach our attainment goal? This pilot project hopes to help.

One year ago, myFutureNC Commission announced a shared attainment goal for North Carolina — an aggressive call to action for...

Perspective

Perspective | North Carolina’s new Preschool Development Grant: How will $40M be invested?

A new three-year, $40 million federal grant will support improvements to North Carolina’s early education system (birth through five). The...

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February 19, 2020