Students and visitors to the NC State campus on Friday, October 13, 2017 react to the lack of punishment handed down by the NCAA in its final ruling on the academic scandal investigation at the University of North Carolina.
Students passing through the center of campus, the pit, shared their opinions about the report released Friday by the NCAA Committee on Infractions that did not sanction the institution with any penalties for a long-running scheme of bogus African Studies courses, ones that UNC’s accrediting agency found lacked integrity.
Several dozen protesters held small signs demanding the removal of the Confederate 'Silent Sam' statue from the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony in Chapel Hill on Oct. 12, 2017. Governor Roy Cooper and UNC Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledged the protesters during their speeches.
Clark Eselgroth dances in an advanced program at the International Ballet Academy in Cary when most others his age are in classrooms. Eselgroth, a sophomore, moved from Asheville to Cary three years ago and was soon confronted with how to balance school with the hours of daily work required to realize his goal of becoming a professional ballet dancer.
Greg and Molly Moore talk about why they moved their son Isaac from the downtown Durham charter school Excelsior Classical Academy to the traditional public Spring Valley Elementary in their neighborhood.
Maureen Joy Charter School opened in Durham, N.C. in 1997, one of the first charters in the state. It’s mission is to provide children from low-income families with a quality education. The school provides bus service to students throughout most of Durham County, and serves breakfast and lunch.
Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and private schools.
Jonathan Enns, principal of Fuquay-Varina High School, was honored by students and faculty Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 during a pep rally in his honor after he was named Wake County 2017 Principal of the Year.
Video: Parent Kristin Riha from Fuquay is concerned that a proposed Wake County school reassignment plan will have her two daughters, two grades apart, going to different schools. One would be on a traditional calendar year schedule; the other on year-round. They get ready for school on Sept. 29, 2017.
Selma Middle School Principal Chris Germanoski outlines why he believes control of the school should remain in local hands. Selma Middle is one of 48 schools around the state being considered for N.C. Innovative School District, which will take five under-performing schools and give them over to charter organizations starting in the fall of 2018.