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WLOX-TV Biloxi
People excited to see NHCS Transportation Department serve as pilot site for new school busesAs a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five ne
People excited to see NHCS Transportation Department serve as pilot site for new school buses
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 hours ago
As a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five new school buses equipped with seat belts. Studies show that lap/shoulder seat belts help enhance safety and student discipline. "As a former bus driver for mass transit... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch listRALEIGH, NC (AP) – Only about 4 percent of North Carolina’s more than 150 chart
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 hours ago
RALEIGH, NC (AP) – Only about 4 percent of North Carolina’s more than 150 charter schools are on a financial watch list tracking taxpayer money going to the non-traditional public schools. State Department of Public Instruction officials said... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch listOnly about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 charter schools are on a
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 hours ago
Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 charter schools are on a financial watch list tracking taxpayer money going to the non-traditional public schools. State Department of Public Instruction officials said Wednesday there are six... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch listRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 cha
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 hours ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 charter schools are on a financial watch list tracking taxpayer money going to the non-traditional public schools. State Department of Public Instruction officials said... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch listRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 cha
Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 hours ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 charter schools are on a financial watch list tracking taxpayer money going to the non-traditional public schools. State Department of Public Instruction officials said... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
People excited to see NHCS Transportation Department serve as pilot site for new school busesAs a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five ne
People excited to see NHCS Transportation Department serve as pilot site for new school buses
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 16 hours ago
As a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five new school buses equipped with seat belts. Studies show that lap/shoulder seat belts help enhance safety and student discipline. "As a former bus driver for mass transit... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
People excited to see NHCS Transportation Department serve as pilot sight for new school busesAs a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five ne
People excited to see NHCS Transportation Department serve as pilot sight for new school buses
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 hours ago
As a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five new school buses equipped with seat belts. Studies show that lap/shoulder seat belts help enhance safety and student discipline. "As a former bus driver for mass transit... Read more
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The Hindu
City has just 87 illegal schools, claims DPIOfficials say many schools deemed illegal earlier have applied for permission
City has just 87 illegal schools, claims DPI
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Officials say many schools deemed illegal earlier have applied for permission In December 2014, Bengaluru had 1,266 unauthorised schools. Over just 13 months, the number has miraculously dwindled to a mere 87. On Tuesday, the Department of Public... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
New Hanover Co. Schools to test school bus seat beltsWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Starting this summer New Hanover County Schools will ge
New Hanover Co. Schools to test school bus seat belts
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Starting this summer New Hanover County Schools will get five new school buses equipped with seat belts, as part of a state pilot program. The NC Department of Public Instruction Transportation Services says seat belts have... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHCS Transportation Department to serve as pilot sight for new school busesAs a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five ne
NHCS Transportation Department to serve as pilot sight for new school buses
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
As a part of a state pilot program, New Hanover County Schools will get five new school buses equipped with seat belts. Studies show that lap/shoulder seat belts help enhance safety and student discipline. According to the North Carolina Department... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
CHCCS programs aim to help young Hispanic population Camila Molina | Published 1 hour ago Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and a
CHCCS programs aim to help young Hispanic population
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Camila Molina | Published 1 hour ago Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and a local nonprofit have responded to the growth of North Carolina’s under-18 Hispanic population by expanding language... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial, Jan 9: Is our pipeline of teachers at risk?Apparently, a lot fewer people want to be teachers in North Carolina. Gee. Won
Editorial, Jan 9: Is our pipeline of teachers at risk?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Apparently, a lot fewer people want to be teachers in North Carolina. Gee. Wonder why? Alice Chapman, vice president for academic programs in the University of North Carolina system, told the N.C. Board of Education that enrollment in undergraduate... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Architects assess HHS building as students rally behind it

Henderson County is taking a close look at exactly what renovations are need

Architects assess HHS building as students rally behind it
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago

Henderson County is taking a close look at exactly what renovations are needed at the historic 1926 classroom building at Hendersonville High, carefully deliberating how to approach the construction of a new school.

None of the plans... Read more

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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – North Carolina’s education department said it has cut $2.5 million fr
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH – North Carolina’s education department said it has cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 previously vacant positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Education agency says jobs aren't restored with other fundsRALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina’s education department says it’s cut $2.5 mil
Education agency says jobs aren't restored with other funds
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina’s education department says it’s cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with reading. A... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Education agency says jobs aren't restored with other fundsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's education department says it's cut $2.5 m
Education agency says jobs aren't restored with other funds
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's education department says it's cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with reading. A... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Education agency says jobs aren't restored with other fundsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's education department says it's cut $2.5 m
Education agency says jobs aren't restored with other funds
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's education department says it's cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with reading. A... Read more
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The News & Observer
DOMECAST podcast takes on political debates, legislators’ Supreme Court defeat | News & Observer February 5, 2016 3:21 PM Democrat Walter Dalton, left, a
DOMECAST podcast takes on political debates, legislators’ Supreme Court defeat
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer February 5, 2016 3:21 PM Democrat Walter Dalton, left, and Republican... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
3 area schools register for voucher programThree area private schools have registered to enroll taxpayer-funded voucher st
3 area schools register for voucher program
The Shawano Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Three area private schools have registered to enroll taxpayer-funded voucher students during the 2016-17 school year. The state on Thursday released a list of voucher schools statewide showing that St. James Lutheran School in Shawano and St. Paul... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
135 private, religious schools register for voucher studentsMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Department of Public Instruction says 135 priva
135 private, religious schools register for voucher students
WAOW Wausau / Posted 6 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Department of Public Instruction says 135 private and religious schools in Wisconsin have registered to accept voucher students. DPI says it includes 31 new private schools applying to participate in the statewide... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC education department requested money shift from reading program to salaries | News & Observer February 4, 2016 6:57 PM DPI asked last month to keep ag
NC education department requested money shift from reading program to salaries
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
| News & Observer February 4, 2016 6:57 PM DPI asked last month to keep agency jobs using... Read more
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News 8000
135 private, religious schools register for voucher studentsThe state Department of Public Instruction says 135 private and religious schoo
135 private, religious schools register for voucher students
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
The state Department of Public Instruction says 135 private and religious schools in Wisconsin have registered to accept voucher students. DPI says it includes 31 new private schools applying to participate in the statewide voucher program. It... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revampRALEIGH — A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revamp
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH — A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on public charter schools wasn't sufficiently upbeat, North Carolina's statewide school board is reviewing revisions to the report. The required report to the... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
RALEIGH – A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on public charter schools wasn’t sufficiently upbeat, North Carolina’s statewide school board is reviewing revisions to the report. The required report to the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Enrollment plunges at UNC teacher prep programs | News & Observer February 3, 2016 8:36 PM The trend may be accelerating t
Enrollment plunges at UNC teacher prep programs
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer February 3, 2016 8:36 PM The trend may be accelerating teacher shortages in North Carolina State Superintendent Atkinson says pay is... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revamp A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on publi
Charter school report rejected as too negative gets revamp
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
A month after Lt. Gov. Dan Forest complained an annual status report on public charter schools wasn't sufficiently upbeat, North Carolina's statewide school board is reviewing revisions to... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Board of Education adds three make up daysThe Lexington City School Board of Education unanimously approved make up days
Board of Education adds three make up days
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
The Lexington City School Board of Education unanimously approved make up days in the school calendar for days missed in January due to winter weather. Lexington City Schools Superintendent Rick Kriesky said there are many factors, including usable... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC superintendent Atkinson questioned about spending | News & Observer February 2, 2016 5:04 PM June Atkinson suggested last ye
NC superintendent Atkinson questioned about spending
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer February 2, 2016 5:04 PM June Atkinson suggested last year that money to bolster a reading law could offset agency... Read more
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The News & Observer
Superintendent candidates clash over career training | News & Observer February 1, 2016 3:05 PM Mark Johnson, a Republican cand
Superintendent candidates clash over career training
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
| News & Observer February 1, 2016 3:05 PM Mark Johnson, a Republican candidate for state Superintendent of Public Instruction, is... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Public school open enrollment application period beginsPRESS RELEASE (WQOW) - Wisconsin's public school open enrollment application pe
Public school open enrollment application period begins
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 9 days ago
PRESS RELEASE (WQOW) - Wisconsin's public school open enrollment application period, which allows parents an opportunity to send their children to any public school district in the state, runs from Feb. 1 to April 29 for the 2016-17 school... Read more
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The News & Observer
Sorry, NC teachers, your raises went elsewhere | News & Observer February 1, 2016 12:09 PM House speaker rejects 10 perce
Sorry, NC teachers, your raises went elsewhere
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
| News & Observer February 1, 2016 12:09 PM House speaker rejects 10 percent teacher raise Moore says state has to know what it has to spend Teacher... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Hunger pangs: Program would help feed students in summer Posted Jan. 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Jan. 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM While the
Hunger pangs: Program would help feed students in summer
Kinston Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Jan. 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Jan. 30, 2016 at 12:01 AM While the summer break from school should be a time for fun in the sun, it can be anything but if you don’t have anything to... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Public school open enrollment application period begins Feb. 1Mike CheslockCommunity education CoordinatorWisconsin's public school open enro
Public school open enrollment application period begins Feb. 1
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Mike CheslockCommunity education CoordinatorWisconsin's public school open enrollment application period, which allows parents an opportunity to send their children to any public school district in the state, runs from Feb. 1 to April 29 for the... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Western N.C. school system also struggles with budget shortfall Craven County Schools isn't the only public school system in North Carolina f
Western N.C. school system also struggles with budget shortfall
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Craven County Schools isn't the only public school system in North Carolina facing a possible budget shortfall for 2016-17. A similar scenario is playing out in the western part of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Special district for struggling NC public schools gets a hearing | News & Observer January 27, 2016 6:50 PM House select committee talks ab
Special district for struggling NC public schools gets a hearing
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
| News & Observer January 27, 2016 6:50 PM House select committee talks about Achievement School Districts Charter... Read more
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The Hindu
School in trouble for R-Day snubThe Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has decided to crack the whip on sch
School in trouble for R-Day snub
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has decided to crack the whip on schools that did not celebrate Republic Day on Tuesday. The decision was taken when the Block Education Office, North Range-4, received an oral complaint against a private... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Open enrollment for WI students begins Feb. 1In Wisconsin, parents can send their children to any public school district in
Open enrollment for WI students begins Feb. 1
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 15 days ago
In Wisconsin, parents can send their children to any public school district in the state. Open enrollment for the 2016-2017 school starts February 1. Typically, children are assigned to districts based on where they live. Open enrollmentis a... Read more
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The Hindu
Hefty ‘illegal readmission fees’ demand catches parents off guardSeveral private schools have asked parents to pay tuition fees for the next aca
Hefty ‘illegal readmission fees’ demand catches parents off guard
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Several private schools have asked parents to pay tuition fees for the next academic year Year-end examinations are not yet round the corner and most teachers haven’t even completed covering the syllabus, but parents in several private schools have... Read more
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The Hindu
DPI final list for teacher aspirantsAfter a gap of nearly five years, the Department of Public Instruction has anno
DPI final list for teacher aspirants
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
After a gap of nearly five years, the Department of Public Instruction has announced a final list of 9,511 persons, who are eligible to teach in government primary schools. Officials said that the list was announced late on Thursday after getting... Read more
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The News & Observer
In NC, a collective responsibility to improve schools | News & Observer January 19, 2016 5:20 PM Years after the Leandro decisio
In NC, a collective responsibility to improve schools
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
| News & Observer January 19, 2016 5:20 PM Years after the Leandro decision, low-wealth communities still lack the resources for their... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools District Improvement Plan received final ap
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 23 days ago
The Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools District Improvement Plan received final approval from the school board last week after alternations were made to the plan based on feedback from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. This content is only... Read more
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The Star
Flexibility and accountability in public educationColumn: The granting of flexibility was always accompanied by the demand for
Flexibility and accountability in public education
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
Column: The granting of flexibility was always accompanied by the demand for accountability. There is disturbing evidence those accountability requirements are being relaxed for charter... Read more
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Kenosha News
Business groups, state agencies ponder workforce concernsThe Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Foundation has launched a comprehensive
Business groups, state agencies ponder workforce concerns
Kenosha News / Posted 27 days ago
The Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Foundation has launched a comprehensive plan to create an appealing state brand and address future workforce and business development issues. The Future Wisconsin Project, a program initiated by the WMC and... Read more
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News 8000
Assignment: Education - Wisconsin ACT Scores DipThe results are in from a newly *mandated* test in Wisconsin. For the first t
Assignment: Education - Wisconsin ACT Scores Dip
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
The results are in from a newly *mandated* test in Wisconsin. For the first time in state history. *every* junior was required to take the A-C-T last spring. Some local educators say they were not surprised by the results. In tonight's... Read more
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News 8000
Assignment: Education - Wisconsin ACT Scores DipThe results are in from a newly mandated test in Wisconsin. For the first time
Assignment: Education - Wisconsin ACT Scores Dip
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
The results are in from a newly mandated test in Wisconsin. For the first time in state history, every junior was required to take the ACT last spring. Beginning last year, a waiver the state received from the old No Child Left Behind legislation... Read more
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Kenosha News
Scores reflect new ACT requirementLast school year, for the first time, every public high school junior in Wiscon
Scores reflect new ACT requirement
Kenosha News / Posted 28 days ago
Last school year, for the first time, every public high school junior in Wisconsin took the ACT college entrance exam. The test — always in the past a voluntary exam taken by students planning to attend college — was adopted as a statewide... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Republicans introduce bills focusing on rural WisconsinMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Assembly Republicans have drafted a package of bills they
Republicans introduce bills focusing on rural Wisconsin
WAOW Wausau / Posted 28 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Assembly Republicans have drafted a package of bills they say are designed to help rural Wisconsin. The package includes seven proposals. The bills would increase funding for Department of Workforce Development youth... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Feds end Wisconsin school-choice probeFollowing a complaint, the U.S. Department of Justice launched an investigation
Feds end Wisconsin school-choice probe
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Following a complaint, the U.S. Department of Justice launched an investigation into whether the program discriminated against students with disabilities. But, in a Dec. 23 letter obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the DOJ informed the state... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Judge rules against school districtThe Craven County School Board will have to release two videos and all items re
Judge rules against school district
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 29 days ago
The Craven County School Board will have to release two videos and all items related to the investigation of an incident that took place with a special needs child at Havelock Elementary School last Jan. 28. Posted Jan. 12, 2016 at 6:17 PM The... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC official will add charter school awards to ‘negative’ report | News & Observer January 12, 2016 4:45 PM Head of North Carolina’s charte
NC official will add charter school awards to ‘negative’ report
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
| News & Observer January 12, 2016 4:45 PM Head of North Carolina’s charter school office says report wasn’t meant as... Read more
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