EDUCATION


1/14/2015 12:14am

Education on state legislature’s new agenda

The N.C. General Assembly will return to Raleigh for the 2015 legislative session today, leaving policy analysts to speculate about the issues — including K-12 education, higher education, the state budget and Medicaid — that could predominate on lawmakers’ agenda.


11/20/2014 12:49am

Report says teacher education lacks rigor

The National Council on Teacher Quality recently released a report implying that teacher education programs are less rigorous than other fields of study — but some education deans are disputing the findings.


11/13/2014 12:38am

Emilio Vicente, senior public policy major from Siler City, leads a discussion on financial aid and other student issues at a meeting for the North Carolina Student Power Union at Campus Y on Wednesday night based around the UNC Board of Governors.

AN OPEN DEMOCRACY

A poster at the front of the room stated the facts: 91 percent white, 5.9 percent black, 3.1 percent Asian, 0 percent Hispanic, 80 percent men, 20 percent women, 29 Republicans, two Democrats.


10/15/2014 12:03am

UNC acceptance rate declines

Today is the early action deadline for UNC, and thousands of high school seniors will send in their applications in order to be considered for early acceptance.


10/7/2014 12:18am

Anna Yudina, a second year graduate student in the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, recently lost her funding from the FLAS scholarship program due to budgeting issues.

Lost scholarship a 'shock to the system'

Anna Yudina traveled more than 5,000 miles from Moscow to study at the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies. She didn’t expect the center would fail to get the money that would have paid her tuition.