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Superintendents uniquely positioned to lead during COVID-19, but stress is leading to turnover

Update at 10:100 a.m. on June 30: A new superintendent of Asheville City Schools began on June 1. Update at...

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President Michael Helmick looks back (and ahead) as he retires from Western Piedmont

After 30 years in education, Michael Helmick is set to retire as president of Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) on...

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How will state superintendent candidates work with the governor and the General Assembly?

In a recent survey, EducationNC asked teachers what questions they had for the two candidates for state superintendent of public...

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Audit of DPI released, ‘significant’ misstatements and omissions found

Editor’s note: We will continue to report on this throughout the day and will update this article as more information...

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Perspective | The time to build is now: The need for a school construction bond

24 — a number sported by Willie Mays, Kobe Bryant, and Jeff Gordon. It is also the number of years since...

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6/25/2020

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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: The educational experiences of Black males

Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week,...

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6/24/2020

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What is next for the NC community college system with Peter Hans departure

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Community colleges get enrollment growth funding, early colleges get growth restriction

A bill that would fund enrollment growth for the state’s community colleges passed the General Assembly on Monday and is...

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Perspective | Mandatory SEL shows students that mental health is just as important as grades

A famous phrase goes: If you show me your calendar, I will tell you what your priorities are. As we...

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6/23/2020