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. 


11/4/2015 12:12am

TFA lecture challenges education status quo

Instead of getting a complete list of steps to fix educational opportunity gaps, students who attended Robyn Fehrman's lecture Tuesday night were introduced to the intrinsic complexities of creating a better educational system.


11/2/2015 9:37pm

North Carolina sees South Carolina incident

A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is facing national scrutiny after a video caught him forcefully removing an African-American student from her classroom, raising concerns about disproportionate discipline.