The Carolina Hurricanes had about 9,000 guests attend practice at PNC Arena on Feb. 21, 2018. Elementary school students from 11 Wake County schools were invited as part of the Canes' Readvolution reading program.
House Speaker Tim Moore announced Tuesday that he’s forming a new school safety committee that will be charged with developing recommendations for how to improve safety in the state’s schools. During a press conference Tuesday in Shelby, Moore said that the committee will look at a myriad of issues, with arming teachers as a possibility after getting feedback from school districts and law enforcement.
Githens Middle School students walked out of class Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Durham, NC to protest the school shootings in Florida. The students sat quietly in the parking lot for about 17 minutes before returning to class.
VIDEO: Gov. Roy Cooper said he would not veto a bill that would give North Carolina elementary schools more time to reduce class sizes but includes other legislative changes he opposes during a press conference at the Executive Mansion Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
VIDEO: NC Gov. Roy Cooper says Republican legislators are 'using our kids and now our schools as tools for their power grab and their partisan attacks is pretty low, even for them' during a press conference at the Executive Mansion Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
VIDEO: Dancing carpool teachers boogie to Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling" Saturday on make-up day at Willow Springs Elementary School. The teachers do "dancing carpool" every Friday. And on makeup days.
In 2014 nearly 25 percent of NC State's incoming engineering class were women. Programs like the WISE Living and Learning Community and the Society of Women Engineers create a support structure for female students to thrive in a normally male-dominated field.
VIDEO: Harlem Globetrotter Julian 'Zeus' McClurkin visited Raleigh’s Stough Magnet Elementary with a message about bullying prevention Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The former NC A&T basketball player will be back in Raleigh on Feb. 11 with the Globetrotters.
VIDEO: In his first message for 2018, NC Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Mark Johnson asks educators to share their thoughts on post-secondary options for students through the NC Educator's Perspective Survey.
The Rev. Flip Benham was removed from the CMS board meeting after his comments while approaching the board members yelling and pointing a finger. Benham objected to associating sexuality with race and religion for official support of LGBTQ students. The board voted 7-2 on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, to take a stronger stand on supporting LGBTQ students.
Hundreds of proponents of school choice, including NC Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson, cite the benefits of non-traditional education options during a rally in Raleigh, NC Tuesday, January 23, 2018.