Writer. Tar Heel born & bred. Wannabe poet. Purveyor of pop culture. Over-sharer.

Liz Bell is a reporter for EducationNC. She grew up in Hickory and went to Fred T. Foard High School. Liz is a graduate from the School of Media and Journalism at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a minor in Hispanic Studies. She has previously written for The Daily Tar Heel, UNC’s student newspaper, and The News and Observer. In her free time, she likes to travel and watch too many movies.

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State Board of Community Colleges members want different way to prove student residency

The State Board of Community Colleges met Friday after a two-day planning session at Davidson County Community College, discussing frustrations...

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Q&A: Down East Partnership’s Henrietta Zalkind on early childhood Leandro work

Henrietta Zalkind is the executive director of the Down East Partnership for Children, a 25-year nonprofit that provides resources for...

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A mix of students and a strong network of organizations at Craven Community College

If there’s one word that Craven Community College President Ray Staats would choose to describe the college’s work in the...

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Fuller Magnet teachers share concerns ahead of potential school rebuild

Fuller Magnet Elementary teachers shared their jobs’ biggest challenges and joys with elected officials and candidates Tuesday ahead of a...

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Legislators act to help Florence recovery while more than 100 schools remain closed

The General Assembly met yesterday to allocate almost $400 million for Hurricane Florence recovery efforts around the state. In total,...

 

Carteret Community College: ‘Unique location’ and ‘unique programs’

Like many community colleges across the state, Carteret Community College is uniquely built around the people, industry, and opportunities of...

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Are kindergarten entry assessments worth the trouble?

For the fourth fall, North Carolina’s kindergarten teachers are collecting developmental information for an assessment the state hopes will help...

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Legislature-backed Schools That Lead launches three-year school improvement cohort

Principals, teachers, and administrators from 36 schools across the state gathered in Raleigh Tuesday to start a three-year pilot program....

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Community college board reflects on hurricane, career coaches

Before the State Board of Community Colleges started reviewing programs and policies Friday, board member William Holder called for a...

 

Coastal Carolina’s student coaching strategy considers whole student

When Coastal Carolina Community College President David Heatherly thinks about the challenges his students face, circumstances outside the classroom come...

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Educators look for next steps amid Craven County’s Florence aftermath

When Jacklin Masalisali and her 15-year-old son Sovere returned Monday to New Bern after fleeing in the wake of Hurricane...

 

‘Small but mighty’ Pamlico Community College

If you stop by Pamlico Community College, ask President Jim Ross to do his radio voice. Or his Elvis impression....