The U.S. Department of Education has announced grants for two HBCUs that received bomb threats this year. Fayetteville State is one of the schools receiving the grants.
The newest chapter in the state’s 28-year-old education case started in late August and continues with several hurdles coming its way.
Extremist Wake County School Board Candidate Wants Teachers To Carry Guns, Calls Schools ‘Socialistic Indoctrination Programs’
Right-wing extremist Wake County school board candidate Michele Morrow said at a debate recently that she believes teachers should be allowed to conceal carry guns in schools.
The Alamance-Burlington Schools superintendent’s removal of the LGBTQ+ book, “Gender Queer” is the latest in a series of books and material being challenged by conservatives.
North Carolina schools are facing a double crisis thanks to the failure of state Republicans to fund public education and pay teachers and staff a fair wage.
Seemingly determined to keep his name in the news, Robinson has once again made headlines, this time for his calls to remove history and science from the elementary school curriculum.
The landmark decades-old education case landed before the North Carolina Supreme Court last Wednesday, with renewed demands toward the state adequately funding public schools.
According to the News & Observer, the cost of tuition and fees for college 50 years ago was less than $500, compared to $7,000 – $9,000 today.
Instead of divisive vitriol, our educators and children need support and resources, not political games that only use them as pawns rather than building them up in order to thrive.
Moore County’s contentious race is just one of many counties in North Carolina where the radical right seeks to control what our children are allowed to learn.