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Tech expert cautions state schools unprepared for cybersecurity events

Phil Emer, director of Technology Planning and Policy at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, gave lawmakers a sobering look...

Aviation STEM center opens in Beaufort County

In Beaufort County, STEM education is about to take flight – literally. On January 30, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held...

Understanding the state’s education commissions

Numerous commissions and task forces study various education issues across the state — from the quality of the entire educational...

Hundreds of students compete in STEM competition in Lenoir County

On Friday Feb. 16, the gym of Lenoir Community College was filled with 400 students and their teachers, some decked...

Reaching students when they are young

North Carolina’s Smart Start program began in 1993 NC Pre-K began in 2002 Research shows that the best educational return...

Deborah Lamm reflects on 14 years with Edgecombe Community College

Deborah Lamm will leave big shoes to fill at Edgecombe Community College when she retires from her post as president...

First lady celebrates music in North Carolina schools

Following Governor Roy Cooper’s declaration of March as Music in Our Schools Month, First Lady Kristin Cooper attended performances by...

Mixed messages on State Board budget discussion

Superintendent Mark Johnson said he could not endorse the State Board’s list of supplemental budget priorities during the first day...

Republican leaders support Rockingham County volunteer school resource officer program

Amid national and statewide conversations on how to make schools safer, Rockingham County’s school system and sheriff’s office hope to...

Educator preparation commission updates

Changes are on the horizon for K-12 teacher licensing and preparation in North Carolina as the new Professional Educator Preparation...

Pitt County students compete in robotics competitions

Sunday afternoons for the students of Pitt County Robotics are anything but lazy. Walk into the workshop attached to C.M....

The role of community colleges in North Carolina education

—  North Carolina has 58 community colleges — About 60 percent of degree-seeking students in community colleges are women —...