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Community college, K-12 school district create unique partnership to feed students during COVID-19

As COVID-19 prompted community colleges across the state to shift away from face-to-face instruction, the staff at Forsyth Technical Community...

What is a parent’s role in remote learning?

Granville Academy in Oxford, North Carolina is well-positioned to adjust to the new reality of remote learning presented by COVID-19....

Still have to work? Here’s how to find and pay for child care

As Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus prohibits more people from traveling to work,...

Two executive orders make it easier for students to access remote learning as COVID-19 spreads

Gov. Roy Cooper signed two executive orders this week that will make it easier for students to access remote learning...

How are community colleges getting students and faculty online?

On March 17, Peter Hans, president of the North Carolina Community College System, advised North Carolina’s 58 community colleges to...

North Carolina Symphony goes virtual for COVID-19 remote learning

The North Carolina Symphony is offering free virtual access to a concert and educational materials for teachers, students, and parents...

How will grading happen during COVID-19? State Board of Education gives guidance

The State Board of Education came up with grading guidance for schools during a conference call meeting today as it...

Google and Caldwell Community College join to address students’ remote-learning needs

As community colleges switch most of their instruction to remote teaching during the COVID-19 crisis, students obviously need both internet...

Child care centers that remain open face challenges — and tough choices

Over the last week, Kristen Idacavage, director of Kids R Kids Learning Academy, a private child care center and elementary...

Inside one district’s efforts to feed all students during COVID-19

Two weeks ago, district-level discussions about the impact of COVID-19 on Wilson County Public Schools included things like cancelling after...

Questions about early learning during the COVID-19 outbreak? We want to help.

Whether you are a child care center director trying to decide whether to close, or an educator looking for distance...

Schools now closed until May 15 due to COVID-19

Update 6:22 p.m.: A press release from the State Board of Education and state Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson...

In this crisis together: How community colleges are handling COVID-19

The State Board of Community Colleges voted to approve five temporary amendments to help with the impact of COVID-19 in...

Suddenly at home with your young children? Here’s how to keep them engaged and learning.

As child care facilities struggle to decide whether to close during the coronavirus pandemic, many parents might face a lot...

How Elizabeth City-Pasquotank is trying to churn out effective teachers

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools is gearing up for an experiment with Elizabeth City State University to transform the way teachers...