Dozens of people gathered outside the N.C. Capitol building on Monday to speak out against House Bill 2, waving signs that read, "Y'all means all," or, "This is not us."
Despite high levels of racial bias in K-12 education, researchers found a surprising lack of it in colleges and universities.
With the 2016 elections underway, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement conducted a study that found North Carolina was among 10 states nationwide where the youth vote could completely change the election.
While she was a student at UNC, Holly Jones played in the marching band, and she managed the UNC varsity men's basketball team when Michael Jordan still wore a Carolina blue jersey.
North Carolina’s public education system received a failing grade from a recent report published by the Network for Public Education.
The United States has a record of wrongful convictions — leading a UNC political science professor to organize a semester-long series of seminars to tackle the issue.
More than 600 animals were rescued from a shelter in North Carolina last week — one of the largest companion rescues ever by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
The College Board released its annual Trends in Higher Education report this week, which outlined the rising cost of college tuition and the importance of financial aid.
Sixteen students from UNC-Pembroke lent a helping hand to three families in South Carolina who were affected by the early October flooding.
Teachers in the Wake County Public School System might have a higher salary next year after county commissioners proposed a raise funded independently from the state Oct. 6.
Barbara Mikulski — the longest serving female member in the history of Congress — announced on Monday that she will not be running for a sixth consecutive term. Mikulski is a Democratic senator from Maryland who has fought consistently for bipartisan compromise, for women's issues and for women lawmakers since she first gained the seat in 1988. She served in the House of Representatives for a dozen years before then.
New legislation was proposed in the N.C. House of Representatives on Wednesday to limit naming of highways to military personal and emergency responders who were killed in the line of duty. This legislation would only apply to public highways, so cities would still be able to name roads after politicians. But it's an effort to curb the number of roads named for politicians — which Gov. Pat McCrory made a joke about in his State of the State speech.
A legislative backlash prevented Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives from considering one bill restricting abortion rights last week — but another bill they did pass would deny federal funding for abortions.
The N.C. Board of Education voted Thursday to change North Carolina’s grading scale from a seven-point grading scale to a 10-point grading scale — affecting all current public high school students. In North Carolina public school, a 93-100 used to mean that the student would receive an A, while a 90 was a B. But the new changes being ushered in will allow students receiving anywhere from a 90 to a 100 to receive an A.
North Carolina has received the lowest ranking for teachers among all 50 states, according to a new study by WalletHub.