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When James Stewart, vice president of the Friends of Geer Cemetery, joined the organization, he could not walk to the back of the cemetery. Overgrown vines covered the carriage track that once existed, he said, making it dangerous for anyone to navigate.
Starting next school year, Carrboro High School students will switch to a block schedule, where they'll have longer and fewer classes Tuesday through Friday with designated free periods for enrichment.
In partnership with the Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill-area historians launched a new online exhibit on the Chapel Hill Community History website to document the role of Black women in local civil rights movements.
Black cemeteries and burial grounds in North Carolina and across the U.S. have historically been neglected and poorly documented. But local community organizations and state government partners are paving the way toward more recognition and resources for Black cemeteries.
For some 5-year-olds in Orange County, the first day of in-person kindergarten looked a bit unusual — just a handful of students, all wearing masks and sitting too far away to whisper to friends during class.
For the nearly 1,300 English Language Learners enrolled in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and families that do not speak English, the difficulties of remote learning have compounded existing disparities in access to education.
After months of remote learning, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is considering a transition to hybrid instruction for the spring.
With the new remote learning system, students and families in local school districts have faced the challenges of connecting with teachers and peers virtually.
Students and teachers across Orange County are preparing for the challenges associated with remote learning as local schools begin their academic year on Monday.
Our community faced an abrupt shift to stay-at-home orders and remote schooling this past spring, and we are continuing to experience the impacts of the pandemic and this summer’s restrictions. Now, many students who finished the school year online will find themselves logging back on to begin this fall.
Personal protective equipment is essential for first responders working during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Orange County and Chapel Hill may not have enough for the coming months.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education reviewed the proposed budget for 2020-21 and discussed changing district leadership and plan alterations to CHCCS facilities at its meeting on Thursday.
About 2.2 million households in North Carolina have responded to the 2020 Census so far, but the state is still underperforming in responses, coming in 36th place nationwide.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education met Sunday evening to discuss plans to purchase 225 MiFi hotspots for elementary school students who currently do not have internet access as the district prepares to implement at-home learning.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools have been racing to keep up with the state after Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement to extend school closures until May 15.
Nestled at the edge of Hillsborough and Durham County, just about 20 miles from campus, a two-room school building remains a brick-and-mortar testament to the power of a community being able to provide for future generations nearly 94 years after its initial construction.
Three of the seats on the Orange County Schools Board of Education are up for election this year. With concerns about achievement gaps, school safety and funding, candidates are hoping to provide a path forward for the future of Orange County schools.
After learning about the racial achievement gaps in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, a group of students, filmmakers and educational leaders joined together to produce “I’m Smart, Too,” a documentary that aims to highlight disparities in a system of integrated schools and segregated students.
Willis Whichard, former associate justice of the N.C. Supreme Court and two-time UNC graduate, has created an exhibit documenting one of North Carolina’s most powerful institutions.
The Superior Court of Wake County indefinitely suspended the filing period for candidates seeking a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday.