Eric Hall, superintendent of the new N.C. Innovative School District, says communities should embrace and not be afraid of a new program to turn five low-performing elementary schools to charter school operators.
T. Keung Huikhui@newsobserver.com
NC Taking Over Low-Performing Schools
Cutting the NC education department budget
Becoming a Wake County school bus driver
NC public schools enrollment drops, while home, charter and private schools gain
The NC Board of Education will appeal court ruling
Last-ditch plea for more money for Wake County schools
Your Earth Is Blue: Humpback Whales
Tags to lessen the risk that Wake elementary students will get on the wrong school bus or off at the wrong stop
Learning Lessons From Teen Diversion Program
Program Keeps Wake County Teens Out Of Court
See what remains as fire guts a Wake County school bus
Unlocking the voices of Wake County high school students
National marine sanctuaries are safe havens for humpback whales. Each winter, thousands of humpback whales migrate to marine sanctuaries to mate, calve, and raise their young, while each summer, others travel to other sanctuaries to feed.
Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye is congratulated after being named the new chancellor of N.C. Central University. Dr. Akinleye is the 12th chief executive of the university, succeeding Chancellor Debra Saunders-White who died last November.