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How the Innovative School District could choose its schools going forward

The North Carolina Senate delayed a vote to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the state budget again today, but...

Here’s why teachers might get bigger raises despite veto override delay

The Senate did not hold its planned budget veto override Monday night, but teachers could still see pay raises before...

Why Ta-Nehisi Coates thinks we need to recontextualize America’s heroes

Capping the day-long Color of Education event Saturday, acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates talked about his new novel “The Water Dancer”...

He didn’t learn to read until 12. Then he graduated from an Ivy. Here’s his advice.

Jonathan Mooney hated school as a kid. He spent most of the day hanging out with the janitor in the...

Rep. Craig Horn for state superintendent? How many people want the top education spot

While Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson still hasn’t revealed whether he will run for reelection in 2020, a couple...

Why the governor and Republicans can’t agree on teacher pay

A bill that provides step increases for teachers and pay raises for principals passed the Senate today while Democratic Gov....

Out of the fields: In a North Carolina county where few Latino parents have diplomas, their kids are aiming for college

ROSE HILL, N.C. — Last summer, Mayko Calmo-Gomez spent most days picking tomatoes. The plastic walls of the greenhouse he...

Lawmakers advance plan to give teachers some more money, but still no pay raises

A bill endorsed by a state Senate appropriations committee this morning would give teachers their annual step increases, but it...

How do you prepare early educators to navigate students’ trauma — and their own?

Trauma can have lasting effects on the minds and lives of young children and those that care for them. That’s...

This week only: You can apply to these 38 North Carolina colleges for free

College application fees are an expensive barrier for some prospective students. But this week, a slew of colleges in North...

‘Separate is still unequal.’ Advocates discuss whether charters and vouchers are segregating NC schools

With the former head of a Holly Springs charter school questioning its rapid growth, charter schools are in the news...

More cyberattacks are coming. How will community colleges handle them?

A cyberattack that hit Richmond Community College over the summer was actually a ransomware attack. That’s where hackers encrypt data...