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Busting school breakfast myths at No Kid Hungry NC’s annual conference

At No Kid Hungry North Carolina’s ninth annual NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference in Chapel Hill on Wednesday, Bristow-Smith discussed...

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Task force examines community college enrollment boost

A community college task force focused on increasing enrollment in the community college system heard more details on the trend-breaking...

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Here’s which NC schools and community colleges are closed or delayed

Editor’s note: This article will be updated twice a day — around 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. School district and...

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Going back to school as a parent is tough. The cost of child care makes it tougher.

Trakeia Lynch, a Nash Community College student and parent of two, says juggling her nursing program studies with child care...

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Public School Forum’s top issue of 2020: Leandro

Breaking with a long-standing tradition, the Public School Forum of North Carolina eschewed its traditional top 10 issues of the...

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Reading instruction needs to improve. Who will lead the charge, and how?

North Carolina is on a growing list of states that are studying Mississippi’s rising reading scores and discussing how to...

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How can NC recruit and retain effective teachers?

Cherelle Sanders is a multi-classroom leader at Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro. In her first year in that role, she...

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Voter’s Guide: Meet the candidates for state superintendent

With State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson seeking election as lieutenant governor of North Carolina, one thing is certain:...

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Community college enrollment increasing statewide

New data shows that enrollment increased at 53 of the state’s 58 community colleges in 2019. Enrollment in the North...

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With home visits, Charlotte effort boosts school readiness in a familiar setting

Natasha Curry didn’t know her 3-year-old son knew what a stop sign was. “He can barely see over his car...

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State Board revamps how it works with Superintendent on contracts

The State Board of Education discussed plans to change how it interacts with the state Superintendent of Public Instruction when...

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State Board task force takes on school performance grades

Will North Carolina continue to weight achievement so heavily in calculating school performance grades? Will it consider new metrics in...