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NC Judge To Hear Suit On Private School Grants

Posted: 02/17/2014 - A North Carolina judge is evaluating a new law that would let taxpayer money be used by low-income parents to send their children to private or religious schools.

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Republicans Work To Persuade NC Voters On Schools

Posted: 02/16/2014 - Democrats wore the mantle of public education for more than a century in North Carolina as leaders like Terry Sanford and Jim Hunt led the way on raising teacher salaries and expanding student opportunity.

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STUDY: Sleeping In Could Help Students

Posted: 02/14/2014 - "Sleep deprivation is a serious problem today among adolescents and we're seeing it has significant impacts on learning, their physical health, immune function," says Dr. Julie Boergers

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Winter Weather Throws Some Parents A Curveball

Updated: 02/11/2014 - The snow arrived in Greenville around 11:00 Tuesday afternoon, just in time for parents at Pitt County Schools to pick up their kids for early dismissal.

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Student Shot, Wounded At Salisbury High School

Posted: 02/10/2014 - Rowan County Emergency Services Director Frank Thomason said the victim apparently was transported to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in a private car.

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School Board Looks At Reading Aptitude Methods

Posted: 02/06/2014 - The State Board of Education is looking at alternatives local school districts want to use to evaluate third-graders on new reading standards but that would avoid more high-stakes testing.

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Gun Control Debate At ECU

Updated: 02/06/2014 - People on both sides of the gun control issue took the debate to ECU Thursday night, making their cases in front of over 100 students.

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Red For Ed: Teachers Protest Contract Offers

Posted: 02/05/2014 - A group representing North Carolina teachers plan to increase efforts this week to fight a state law that phases out more than 40 years of job protections in favor of employment contracts.

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Back To The Classroom For Schools Across The East

Updated: 02/03/2014 - The recent snow storm closed schools in Beaufort County for four days. East Carolina University is also back to school, after missing three and a half days due to the snow.

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School Shootings Continue Despite Safety Emphasis

Updated: 02/03/2014 - Despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, there's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings.

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