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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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Thursday, March 19, 2015

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The inadequacy of the school choice movement: Finding common ground to fix public schools

Editor’s Note: Graig Meyer is on a quest this session to find common ground among legislators for the benefit of...

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An option off the table

The connection between a child being well fed and being able to learn is beyond dispute. That it is more...

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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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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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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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Common ground on school grades: We need to grade our schools, but we need to grade them differently

Editor’s Note: Graig Meyer is on a quest this session to find common ground among legislators for the benefit of...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015