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General Assembly Special Session Report: House

Editor’s Note: Most recent news is at the top. Scroll down for updates from earlier in the session. Tuesday, December...

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General Assembly Special Session Report: Senate

Tuesday, December 13 Updated 4:15 PM: The N.C. Senate adjourned for a brief moment to reschedule until tomorrow. Senator Phil...

 

Where Princeville Elementary stands after Hurricane Matthew

As Princeville Elementary students settle in at the Bridgers building in nearby Tarboro, the building that was filled with storm...

 

Leading through the storm

During John Farrelly’s time as superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) — since 2012 — he’s learned to expect...

 

Surviving Hurricane Matthew’s aftermath day by day

Although it’s been over a month since Arlence Little and her family’s home was lost to flooding from Hurricane Matthew,...

 

Building the future of rural North Carolina: One student, one school, one community at a time

Superintendent John Farrelly needed to “restore confidence in the entire school system.” He started with one school, Martin Millennium Academy (MMA), which he...

 

Amid rural ‘crises,’ public schools remain essential

By some accounts, it was Machiavelli who first offered the advice, “Never waste the opportunity offered by a good crisis.”...

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Rural TFA educators visit Martin Millennium Academy

Teachers from rural communities across the country travelled to Martin Millennium Academy (MMA) Friday to experience the Tarboro school through...

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Princeville Elementary kids go back to school

A kindergarten classroom of 20 students has reduced to 18 for teacher Sheila Mayo-Deloatch at Princeville Elementary — which now meets in...

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Princeville students without homes or a school

“What kind of backyard is this?” asked Ja’Leah Whitehead, a seven-year-old Princeville resident, as she walked down partially flooded streets...