McDougle Middle School's football team, with help from Team Moms BLANK (left) and BLANK, raised money for pink uniforms and a donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Local middle school raises money for pink jerseys and breast cancer awareness

This October, McDougle Middle School’s football team decided to change up its uniforms to spread breast cancer awareness — the team wore pink jerseys specifically dedicated to the cause.

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

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Frank Porter Graham Bilingüe School works toward easier start for international teachers

The PTA of Frank Porter Graham Bilingüe School, FPGB, is planning to make transitions easier for its international teachers in the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.  Jill Simon, leader of the PTA Council and Advocacy Committee, is spearheading the International Teacher Support Team, which will offer both community and household support for the teachers from the moment they arrive in the United States.

North Carolina leads country in board certified teachers

Ten teachers in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools system received National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. North Carolina has 20,677 National Board Certified teachers — the highest number of teachers in a state with board certification in the country.