The Chapel Hill Town Council passed a resolution supporting the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture to investigate the state’s involvement in torture practices after 9/11.
While the percentage of abortions in the United States declined by 14 percent in the years 2011-2014, North Carolina’s rates increased by 3 percent, according to a study by the Guttmacher Institute.
Jackson Olsen is the founding principal of Henderson Collegiate High School, a former teacher with Teach for America and a doctoral student at the UNC School of Education.
The proposed $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline, sponsored by Dominion Power and Duke Energy, is being protested by environmental organizations this Saturday in three North Carolina counties.
UNC-system president Margaret Spellings announced in a statement on Nov. 1 eight UNC institutions are candidates to establish and operate laboratory schools intended to provide instruction for N.C. students in kindergarten through eighth grade.