North Carolina led the United States in 2018 with the most teachers who’ve been certified by the National Board For Professional Teaching Standards. For the 13th year, Wake County led all districts in the U.S. with the most nationally certified teachers.
The Wake County school system engaged in a lengthy thread on how it decides to cancel classes for inclement winter weather and why a countywide district is best for education and promoting diverse, integrated schools.
The North Carolina House Committee on School Safety is recommending requiring all students to learn about civic responsibility and how to treat life-threatening bleeding. The group avoided discussing issues such as access to guns.
Leaders of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are crafting a policy to address inequalities based on race and class. Thursday they talked about what role student assignment plays in creating equitable opportunity.
The NC elections board is investigating voting irregularities in the race between Mark Harris and Dan McCready. U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, a top Democrat in Congress, wants a new election, including primaries.
The new Navigator website provides a free online tool for North Carolina businesses to list resources they can provide to schools. Teachers can search to see which options, such as guest speakers and internships, meet their needs.
Will Healy, who turned around a moribund Austin Peay football program in his three seasons with the Governors, has accepted the football coaching position with the Charlotte 49ers, the school announced Tuesday night.
Enrollment in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools may be stagnant, but a city planner says the school-age population will grow by almost 71,000 in the next two decades. Town officials and school board members hope to plan together.
Leslie McCrae Dowless, who worked for the Mark Harris campaign, was convicted of felony fraud in 1992 and served more than five months in prison. Dowless, in 2016, alleged voter fraud in Bladen County.
Bus driver vacancies are down more than 75 percent since Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools raised starting pay to $15 an hour in October. On-time rates are rising but hundreds are still late getting to school or home.