Kirk Bado

Kirk A. Bado is a graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill studying journalism. Before coming to North Carolina, Kirk worked at the Tennessean where he covered state politics, breaking news, and the Nashville music scene. His passion is improving his community through journalism. Follow him on Twitter @kirk_bado.

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Educator preparation commission updates

Changes are on the horizon for K-12 teacher licensing and preparation in North Carolina as the new Professional Educator Preparation...


Students get hands-on STEM experience at career day

Middle schoolers in Beaufort County handled model NASA rocket ships, created their own chemical solutions and diagnosed coughing robots at...


Teachers work second jobs to make ends meet

Carolynn Phillips rushed from her day job teaching middle school art to an afternoon coaching girls’ track to earn an...