EDUCATION


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. 


9/1/2015 1:10am

PACE Academy charter records released

The controversy surrounding PACE Academy sparked again at a hearing Monday as the state Board of Education’s Department of Public Instruction released a multitude of records pertaining to PACE and other charter schools. 


8/26/2015 7:00pm

NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonus

By Nick Niedzwiadek Senior Writer The state’s two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesday as the legislature reached an agreement on teacher pay. Teachers across the state will receive a one-time $750 bonus this year as opposed to the House’s original plan to give all teachers a 2 percent raise, according to documents provided by Sen.