Howard Lee said he has been having the same conversation about the achievement gap since 1966.
Last year, two twin sisters spent their mornings at preschool while their mom learned English.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools might be among the strongest in the state when it comes to racial equity, but community members stressed that there is still a lot of room for improvement at a forum Saturday.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education passed a redistricting plan Thursday night that will require more than 1,000 elementary students to change schools in August.
The first rehearsal of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s newest production, “Penelope,” coincided with the rampage of a U.S. soldier that resulted in the death of 16 Afghan civilians.
Students will use poetry to voice their dissent against North Carolina’s proposed Amendment One tonight. UNC Wordsmiths, a campus organization that promotes poetry on campus, is teaming up with the UNC Coalition Against Amendment One to host a poetry open mic tonight in the Pit.
It’s a coincidence that a local theater company is producing a dramatic reading about Proposition 8 less than a month before the state will vote on Amendment One, a similar piece of legislation.
The impetus for the first collaboration between CUAB and WXYC came from a famous jazz musician. While Googling himself, jazz pianist Matthew Shipp discovered that UNC radio station WXYC frequently plays his music. He asked the station to help him find a venue to perform in the area.
There isn’t a class about business contracts in the drama department. But Clare Shaffer, a sophomore dramatic arts major, said one might be useful.
A Google application recently approved by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education could help parents keep a better tab on their children’s grades — but some worry the new technology might not reach the parents who need it the most.
Jazz pianist Matthew Shipp visited the WXYC station today, and staff writer Grace Tatter listened in.
The east coast premiere of “The Milford Project” is a lengthy but thoroughly enjoyable romp through science, middle school and atomic warfare.
PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 series opens tomorrow night with “A Number.” Staff writer Grace Tatter spoke with Joseph Haj, the artistic director for PlayMakers, about his background in theater and the upcoming season.
Although the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater may come back to the Memorial Hall stage in the future, this week’s trio of performances is the last time the group will perform under Judith Jamison. Jamison has been artistic director of the influential company since 1989, and danced with the company from 1965 to 1980. She will retire at the end of the season this spring. The company has performed at UNC at least four times in the past, but this is the first time they have performed on campus for more than two nights, said Sean McKeithan, Carolina Performing Arts Marketing Director.