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Rowan-Salisbury to update State Board after first year as renewal district

With year one as a renewal school district in the books, Rowan-Salisbury School System (Rowan-Salisbury) Superintendent Lynn Moody will present...

Veto attempts to stymie virtual charter enrollment

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill today that would allow the state’s virtual charter schools to expand enrollment annually by 20%...

Johnson sticks by Istation pick, explains controversial evaluation process

Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson stood by his choice to switch to a new tool from a company called...

Juul ‘specifically and on purpose not a cessation product’ co-founder says to Congress

The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform held the second of a two-part hearing on Thursday titled “Examining JUUL’s...

‘Whole Child’ committee ready to present first set of recommendations to State Board of Education

Nearly four years after an inter-agency advisory committee was commissioned to examine non-academic barriers to success for North Carolina students,...

This is why your Wake County property tax bill is higher

If you’re on Nextdoor, Twitter, or Facebook, you’ve probably seen reactions from Wake County property owners who are opening their...

Community College System hopes new law will ease recent application issues

A new law signed by Governor Roy Cooper on Friday amends the statute which governs in-state determination for tuition at...

House examines JUUL’s role in the youth nicotine epidemic

The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform held the first of a two-part hearing on Wednesday titled “Examining JUUL’s...

Senate Democrats call for legislative review of DPI’s Istation pick

Updated: 5:18 p.m., July 30, 2019: Berger declined to establish the review committee, saying in a letter to Democrats: “It...

Where are North Carolina students going to school?

As reported last week in various media outlets, school choice is alive and well in North Carolina. The number of...

5 takeaways from the State Board of Community Colleges monthly meeting

The community college system in North Carolina is made up of 58 colleges, each with its own leadership structure and...

House throws DPI’s Istation pick for a loop

Update July 24, 2019 — 12:36 p.m. The Senate voted 23-19 not to concur with the Read to Achieve legislation...