Editor’s Picks

May 12, 2020

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Rural Talk: When will broadband access make it the last mile?

On Thursday, May 7, the NC Rural Center and Rural Counts kicked off Rural Talk: A Virtual Advocacy Speaker Series...

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‘Rural students are left behind’ — A conversation on broadband with Jean Davis of MCNC

If you don’t know about MCNC, CEO Jean Davis says to “just think of us as Google Fiber for the...

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Perspective | Comets 2 Careers summer internship program: Empowering students to invest in their future

North Carolina’s brand for work-based learning, NC Career Launch, was informally launched in the state in late February. NC Career...

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Perspective | Finding common ground: ‘There are good, well-intended people on both sides of the issue’

North Carolina’s economy is opening up after nearly two months of lockdown. I wish the reopening was faster, broader, and...

 

Schools win recognition for support of military students, families

The following is a press release from NC Public Schools North Carolina is home to a large population of active...

Editor’s Picks

May 11, 2020

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Perspective | COVID-19 budget and state decisions update

On May 2, the North Carolina General Assembly approved a pandemic relief package nearing $1.6 billion in two bills. After...

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Kenan Fellows Program announces 2020-2021 cohort

On National Teacher Appreciation Day, the Kenan Fellows Program announced its newest cohort of education leaders in North Carolina. This...

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Educators run 2.23 miles to honor the life of Ahmaud Arbery

On February 23, an unarmed black man named Ahmaud Arbery was jogging in Brunswick, Georgia when he was confronted, shot,...

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Here’s how one small college responded to COVID-19

Pamlico Community College (PCC) is the smallest community college in North Carolina. Nestled in a small, rural county, its headcount...

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Perspective | Virus has widened divisions, inequality, but then what?

The iconic images that photographer Walker Evans published of men, women, and children with sad eyes and sapped spirits documented...