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Dr. Scott Ralls selected as next president of Wake Tech

3:48 pm Scott Ralls is coming home. Wake Technical Community College named Ralls as its next president on Tuesday, with the...

Professional Educator Commission tackles licensure exams and more

The Professional Educator Preparation & Standards Commission met yesterday to tackle a number of topics, including licensure exams that some...

Legislature grants Wayne County some relief

Update 4:20 p.m. Dec. 14: Wayne County sent out their response to the legislature’s action earlier today. Read their response...

Rowan-Salisbury community considers consolidation

Last week, Rowan-Salisbury Schools held the first two of six community meetings to discuss the possibility of consolidating nearly a...

Winter weather Q&A with meteorologist Tom Sorrells

Winter Storm Diego has dropped just over 18 inches of snow in some parts of western North Carolina with impacts...

Governor’s education commission discusses teacher preparation, recruitment

Leslie Winner opened Tuesday’s meeting of the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education by reviewing the Leandro definition...

State Board approves ISD selection with caveats

The State Board of Education unanimously approved the selection of Carver Heights Elementary in Wayne County to join the Innovative...

State Board debates Innovative School District selection

The Innovative School District’s selection of Wayne County’s Carver Heights as the District’s second school was the focus of extensive...

Wayne County Schools fires another volley against ISD

With the State Board of Education slated to make a final decision this week on the inclusion of Wayne County’s...

Building a ‘road map to action’ for student safety and wellbeing

“Nothing beats the actual feeling of having a teacher that cares about you,” said MarQuay Spencer, a senior at Knightdale...

Federal migrant education program: How it came to be

The intervention by the federal government to improve the lives of migrant students was largely sparked by the television documentary...

An inside look: Schooling migrant families

Hope Derry and Janett Nunez Meza are not a threatening pair. Derry is an unassuming 30-year-old from Ohio, and Nunez...