EDUCATION


3/1/2016 11:19pm

North Carolina faces loss of funding over tests

The N.C. Department of Public Instruction is constructing plans to increase rates of student participation in standardized testing after the U.S. Department of Education sent a letter in November warning that schools were at risk of losing funding.


11/23/2015 11:38pm

NC school board accused of discrimination

The Harnett County chapter of the NAACP and Citizens for Harnett Educational Fairness filed a federal complaint in October against the Harnett County School Board after it rejected a student reassignment plan that would have addressed racial imbalances in the county’s schools.