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Two formerly-high level DPI staffers out, another State Board member resigns

The Chief Financial Officer and former Chief Academic Officer of the state Department of Public Instruction are both leaving the...

Apply now for Schools That Lead

The Schools That Lead Request for Proposals (RFP) opened this week, and those interested in applying have until September 5th...

Rowan-Salisbury Schools kicks off renewal school district

Rowan-Salisbury Schools kicked off its new status as a renewal school district by holding a breakfast with education leaders and...

Families still pushing for access to autism therapies

When Adison Cole boarded a school bus recently and turned to say “bye-bye,” her grandmother felt tears welling up in...

Superintendent Johnson announces new iPad for every K-3 reading teacher

Superintendent Mark Johnson announced at Governor Roy Cooper’s Council of State meeting today that, using unspent Read to Achieve dollars,...

New leadership on the State Board, reorganization at DPI, and more

This year has been a tumultuous time for the State Board of Education and the state Department of Public Instruction...

Isothermal Community College to expand early college experience through i-TECH

With the closing of plants and loss of jobs in Rutherford County during the past decade, students in the area...

Gaining insights on education from demographic data

Demographers want to learn more about the people who live in a given area. Their interests include statistics one would...

NCSBA, districts, renew lawsuit against state over money owed to public schools

The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) announced the filing of a lawsuit today in conjunction with 20 school boards...

Conservative group hosts wide-ranging education panel with teachers and candidates

A Republican, a libertarian and a Democrat walked into the Tobacco Road Sports Cafe Monday night, and while that might...

Superintendent Mark Johnson announces new organizational changes at DPI

State Superintendent Mark Johnson announced new organizational changes to the Department of Public Instruction in an e-mail today. You can...

State Board of Education loses power over DPI leadership

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson sent a letter July 2 to top leaders at the State Department of...