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Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
Students will produce the 122-year-old Home News.

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See 2013 academic performance for CMS and Mecklenburg charter schools.

Some questioned Deborah Crowder's dedication to members of the Tar Heels' sports teams. Now, she is a central figure in the latest investigation of the UNC academic scandal.

North Carolina’s top education officials now say charter schools must publicly reveal salaries, reversing a March announcement that the independent public schools are exempt from that requirement.

The Leon Levine, Wells Fargo and John M. Belk foundations are giving a collective $1 million to help students at Johnson C. Smith University with emergency scholarship expenses.

Kendall Taylor approached her fifth-grade teacher about wanting to be a part of her brother’s reading and learning during class time. The result was a weekly “Reading Buddies” program.

The Observer sent questions to all candidates running for a seat this year on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education. Read their responses.

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A North Carolina blogger known as Lady Liberty 1885 turned up an interesting letter from big-dist...

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