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Republicans avoid amendments on school employee pay raise bill

A bill that would give non-certified public school employees pay raises was supposed to be heard on the House floor...

How an ‘authentic work coach’ is transforming one renewal district school

Anthony Johnson may well be the only educator in North Carolina with the job title, “Authentic Work Coach.” A recent...

Maiden High School holds vaping information session for Catawba faculty

On Aug. 15, 120 middle and high school faculty from Catawba County Schools gathered in the Maiden High School auditorium...

Legislative maneuvering starts moving the budget, but no teacher salaries yet

The House pushed a budget-related bill today that would provide salary increases to non-certified public school employees, but the legislation...

Johnson’s deal to implement Istation despite stay

Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson signed an agreement today to get around a stay that’s delaying the implementation of...

Attorney General Stein files 8 more e-cigarette lawsuits

Attorney General Josh Stein announced eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday: Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus,...

Alamance Career Accelerator Program signs 10 new apprentices

The Alamance Career Accelerator Program (CAP) honored 10 students in a signing ceremony last week. High school students, along with...

As school starts back, what does it mean to be ready for kindergarten?

In North Carolina, 43% of 4-year-olds are in some form of licensed child care, whether it is public or private....

Here is how three Rowan-Salisbury schools will transform in renewal school district

The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education approved three more school plans for its renewal school district and heard 10 new proposals...

Will state Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson run again?

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson hasn’t yet made it known whether he will run again for his position...

What state Superintendent Mark Johnson has to say about Istation

State Superintendent Mark Johnson sent the following email to teachers today, addressing the controversy over the pick of Istation to...

Want to teach in North Carolina? This new website is for you.

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Governor’s Education Cabinet, State Superintendent Mark Johnson and representatives from BEST NC announced the official...