EDUCATION


2/15/2018 8:03pm

President Donald Trump spoke in the Greensboro Coliseum in June of 2016.

How will the new budget proposal affect education?

 “I feel it’s a rollback of a lot of fairly successful programs — programs that support kids by providing educational access both in the K-12 sector through higher education,” Houck said. “I think they’re really short-changing a lot of our best and brightest students.” 


1/16/2018 8:53pm

UNC senior Rubi Franco Quiroz speaks on Sept. 18 at the DACA in Crisis event, a panel discussion comprised of lawyers, activists and students about how to support the undocumented and DACAmented community.

Stuck in limbo: Future for Dreamers remains uncertain

Amid debates in Congress over the future of DACA, the President’s Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration wrote a letter to the majority and minority leaders of each house urging them to find a resolution for the Obama-era legislation.


1/9/2018 7:32pm

Students at East Chapel Hill High School spend time outside after school is let out. 

Orange County Schools struggle to cap class size for NC legislation

North Carolina school districts are facing a funding crisis. In Orange County, voters approved a $120 million-dollar bond in November 2016 to renovate several school buildings, but additional funding for teachers and new classrooms will be needed to comply with a proposed reduction in class sizes for kindergarten through third grade.