Due to continuing increases in the number of COVID-19 cases in its service region, Beaufort County Community College will move to an online, synchronous model for most of its courses for the Fall 2020 semester, which starts on August 17.
By TAMMY WEBBER and STEPHEN GROVES Associated Press
Joshua Claybourn is leaning toward sending his kindergarten daughter to in-person classes at a private school next month. Holly Davis’ sixth-grade daughter will learn online, though the family has not yet decided what to do for school for a teenage daughter who requires special accommodations for hearing problems and dyslexia and another who’s starting college.
Onslow County is offering its first Saturday back-to-school immunization clinic. The clinic is held normally Monday through Friday, and typically has an additional event in schools in September, but because of the pandemic, the health department opened two Saturday clinics.
any North Carolina Schools are expected to open in-person instruction in just a few weeks and Madison Lawson will be a first year teacher in the midst of a pandemic. She’s leaning on her hands-on experience to get her through.
For-profit colleges received more than $1 billion from the CARES Act, money that was intended to help at-need institutions and students. Some of these schools are owned by billion-dollar companies, while community colleges received proportionally less support.
Experts and officials agree the economy cannot fully reopen until kids are back in school or daycare, but with cases surging across the country, facilities are struggling to figure out how to do it safely.