Some families have voiced objections to the Wake County school system’s proposal to move thousands of students to different schools in 2019. The school board is considering alternatives that could be added in the latest draft.
“Beyond Tobacco Road” will explore how ACC basketball stars David Noel, Shawan Robinson and Donald Williams made the transition to become North Carolina high school teachers and coaches. The director is raising money to make the film.
Anthony Muttillo will go from being principal of Leesville Road High in Raleigh to Wake County’s assistant superintendent for human resources. Cheryl Fenner is leaving Fuller Elementary in Raleigh to lead Southeast Raleigh Elementary.
Scientists at the University of North Carolina plan to study 1,000 people equipped with free Apple watches to see if they can track the signs of binge eating using the watch’s onboard heart-rate monitor.
Schools around the country are celebrating National School Lunch Week 2018. This year, Apex Friendship Middle School students taste tested breakfast pizza options and NC schools Superintendent Mark Johnson visited McGee’s Crossroads Elementary.
The Wake County school system will pay $75,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an 11-year-old student who suffered serious injuries in 2014 when he was hit by a car while trying to catch a school bus. Wake denies any negligence.
New ACT results from the Class of 2018 show that North Carolina is ranked near the bottom of the nation in average score. But North Carolina is among only 17 states where all high school students are required to take the exam.
North Carolina’s community colleges and 38 four-year colleges and universities are suspending their application fees this week. And that waiver will extend for a month for students in Hurricane Florence-affected counties.
An East Carolina University poll shows more Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports than those who think it should be illegal, and younger people are more likely to want it legalized.
The State Board of Education will allow North Carolina schools that were hard hit by Hurricane Florence to reduce the number of required K-3 reading assessments this school year. Some schools are still closed a month after the storm arrived.
Filmmaker Rob Phillips is raising money to produce "Beyond Tobacco Road," a documentary about former ACC basketball stars David Noel, Shawan Robinson and Donald Williams who have all now become North Carolina high school teachers.
A woman who says she is a descendant of Julian Carr has sent a letter to UNC-Chapel Hill leaders urging them to drop the criminal charges and Honor Court inquiry against Maya Little, who poured blood and paint on the Silent Sam Confederate statue last spring.