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North Carolina saw a surge in apprenticeships this year. Here’s why.

The number of registered apprentices in North Carolina has more than doubled over the past four years, according to the...

Superintendent Mark Johnson addresses state leaders on coronavirus and schools

Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson addressed the governor and state leaders with an update on coronavirus and schools on...

‘A collaborative process’ — Advice from one school district on creating a coronavirus preparation plan

We are focusing our coronavirus coverage on impact to North Carolina schools. Click here for the latest updates from the North...

President Patricia Skinner says goodbye to Gaston College

Patricia Skinner, the president of Gaston College, recently retired after more than 25 years on the job. EdNC.org sat down...

The importance of high expectations: Phil Javies of Sugar Creek Charter

One Friday morning at Sugar Creek Charter School in Charlotte, a line of seventh graders filed out of the building...

The path from pre-K to kindergarten crosses a great divide — where students can stumble

Jennifer George, a kindergarten teacher at Bailey Elementary in Nash County, has taught for more than two decades in various...

Report shows slight decrease in dropouts and mixed results for pilot raising dropout age

The State Board of Education heard findings this week from an annual report on statewide dropout data and also received...

Leandro | Here are the key ways North Carolina could boost learning in early childhood

An early childhood teacher is asking her 4-year-old Chapel Hill students, in Spanish, how many plates they need at their...

State Board questions suspension report as incomplete and inequitable

A State Board report to the General Assembly on crime and discipline in public schools shows fewer North Carolina students...

NC Final Exam elimination poses problem for State Board

In the wake of legislation that eliminated the North Carolina Final Exams, the State Board of Education considered how to...

Superintendent Mark Johnson challenges State Board contract with SREB

Superintendent Mark Johnson, who lost his bid for lieutenant governor Tuesday night, challenged the State Board of Education today about...

After primary elections, who will be on the ballot in November?

On March 3, North Carolina voters turned out to vote in the primary election and decided which two contenders will...