Participants in the Teaching Fellows program commit to repaying forgivable loans by teaching in North Carolina’s public schools after graduation.
NC Supreme Court Justice Phil Berger Jr. Won’t Recuse Himself from Leandro Case Despite His Father’s Involvement
The plaintiffs in the case, which include families and school boards in five lower-income counties, had requested that Justice Phil Berger Jr. recuse himself from the case due to his father’s involvement.
The Campaign for Southern Equality, an Asheville-based nonprofit, filed the complaint late last month, alleging that North Carolina’s adoption of the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” law has resulted in policies and practices that discriminate against LGBTQ students.
Last week, individuals who vehemently protested a sensible new policy regarding formal book ban requests in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools were essentially creating a commotion without substance, according to the News & Record.
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction just joined the Federal Department of Education, The Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the nation’s largest school district in advocating for Artificial Intelligence in the classroom
Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board Takes Stand Against Parents’ Bill of Rights to Protect LGBTQ+ Students
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board defied state law on Thursday by not mandating schools to inform parents when their students express a desire to be recognized by a different name or pronoun at school, according to the News & Observer.
Right-wing extremists in New Hanover County, one of the most politically evenly split counties in the state, are once again trying to take over the school board, even with Republicans now having a majority on the board.
During her recent visit to North Carolina, Vice President Kamala Harris unveiled a new funding initiative of $285 million for mental health care in schools, according to Courthouse News Service. This funding, a component of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, is designed to enhance access to mental health resources for students across the nation.
A local center is hoping to create change for the more than 42 geographically diverse school districts around North Carolina.
National report finds North Carolina schools lack nurses, social workers, and additional support staff
A recent report found that North Carolina schools are failing to meet the nationally recommended ratios of school counselors, school nurses, school psychologists and school social workers.