North Carolina legislators have approved new rules that say towns can't try to shift the cost of road improvements onto school systems. But legislators flip-flopped on the issue in three different bills in a less than three-week period.
North Carolina lawmakers budgeted $200,000 to fund classroom projects at public schools in Sen. Jeff Tarte's district. But they pulled the plug after DonorsChoose, the nonprofit tagged to distribute the money, said no thanks.
North Carolina legislators are allowing towns to withhold approval for projects unless school systems reduce or waive the amount they'd be reimbursed for making municipal road improvements. Critics say it allows schools to be held "hostage."
North Carolina legislators are requiring schools to place high-scoring students in advanced classes. The change comes after a News & Observer and Charlotte Observer series showed many bright, low-income students were excluded from rigorous classes.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools leaders say a policy restricting elected officials' access to schools during class time will protect students and staff from distraction. But they realize it's a minefield in a tense political climate.
The North Carolina General Assembly backed proposal to have State Superintendent Mark Johnson recommend ways to reduce the number of tests given to students. Some teachers and parents say too many tests are given.
A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program.
Lawsuit claims dozens of immigrant children are housed in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention facility where guards beat children who were in handcuffs and left some young inmates nude and shivering in concrete cells.
President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.
England defender Trent Alexander-Arnold says manager Gareth Southgate is yet to announce his team for the World Cup game against Panama despite photographs circulating of a note that appeared to indicate a potential lineup.
Levels of gang violence akin to war zones, endemic poverty and lawlessness: The reasons driving so many Central Americans from their homes are showing no signs of abating despite the separation of children from their parents.