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Bilingual education advocates address needs of English learners

Lady Johana Cuervo remembers being pulled out of class in elementary school to attend English as a Second Language (ESL)...

State Board takes on charters, budget

The State Board of Education took up a number of issues this month, including 12 charter schools seeking to open...

myFutureNC bill favorably voted out of committee

The Senate Education Committee voted in favor of amending three portions of House Bill 664, “myFutureNC/Postsecondary Attainment Goal,” and sent...

Rowan-Salisbury approves 10 renewal school transformation plans

The Rowan-Salisbury School Board heard detailed plans for renewal last Tuesday from 10 schools. Principals from those schools laid out...

Public School Forum honors Goodmons for impact to community and education

When the question is: What’s next for North Carolina? Smedes York of York Properties told a packed ballroom at the...

DPI aims to ‘prevent one student’s issues from becoming a school tragedy’

State Superintendent Mark Johnson announced on Thursday that an anonymous school reporting app will now be available to all middle...

Senate budget gets preliminary approval

Update 10:40 — May 31, 2019: The Senate budget passed its third and final vote this morning.  The North Carolina...

Senate appropriations gives thumbs up to Senate budget plan

The full Senate appropriations committee gave a favorable vote to its two-year budget plan, which increases education spending by $1.3...

Senate unveils budget plan

In a press conference and a Senate education appropriations committee today, Senate lawmakers revealed details of their two-year budget plan,...

Rockingham County School Board returns equity training funding for second time

Earlier this month, the Rockingham County School Board decided to discontinue its grant funding for equity training and, according to...

These Durham students get 10 free books for the summer

When Amy Franks was talking to a group of third graders she had never met before earlier this month, one...

Fighting for an education: Advocates lobby for tuition equity for in-state undocumented students

Gustavo Soto was a standout student at Monroe High School, finishing seventh in his class of 254. He’s a math...