Jamey Cross is the assistant for the City/State, National desk at The Daily Tar Heel.

Column: For local election coverage, let us be your source

The OC Voice is a portion of the OC Report newsletter where local residents may have a platform to talk about local issues they care about. This week, Assistant City & State Editor Jamey Cross is breaking down all the 2019 election coverage you can expect to see from The Daily Tar Heel this fall. 


Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is one of two public schools systems in Orange County. The system is run by the CHCCS Board of Education, which is comprised of seven elected officials who hold four-year terms. Under the board is the superintendent. The current superintendent is Tom Forcella.

The district includes 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, a middle college with Durham Technical Community College and a school for children at UNC Hospitals. These schools serve more than 12,000 students across Orange County.

Learn more about the district's Board of Education here

Browse board meeting agendas and videos here

The Daily Tar Heel tags stories to make it easier for you to find our more about topics you care about. Consider it a Wikipedia for all things UNC.


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Column: It's time to be curious, Chapel Hill

"So, how do I think our Chapel Hill-Carrboro community, and country as a whole, can value all people and their ideas? We can start by remaining curious, questioning assumptions and suspending labels."


Photo courtesy of Nicole Bell

Column: AP classes should do more to support students of color

AP class might be challenging, but that isn't a reason not to encourage students of color to enroll in them. It should be the role of teachers and counselors to encourage students, especially those of color, to push themselves when they can.