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Jul. 27, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Jump Start college visits

Students who participated in Jump Start, a program for rising high school students hosted by the McNair Educational Foundation, went on college visits to Western Carolina University, UNC Charlotte and Appalachian State University. 


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Jumping toward the future


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Flipping into summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp. 


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 07:56 AM

An exploration in art


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

NC House approves bill making dozens of changes

The employees of for-profit education companies could sit on the boards of public charter schools under a Republican-backed bill given preliminary approval by the North Carolina House.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

"Spin, Pop, Boom"

Jeffrey Ruediger, aka "Professor Pop," performed a mad science show at Mooneyham Public Library in Forest City on Thursday.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 08:37 AM

Discovering faith and fun

Faith and fun are on the rise at South Mountain Christian Camp (SMCC) in Bostic this summer.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 07:34 AM

Celebrating a milestone

Joe Maimone said it's hard to believe a school that started with 150 students has grown to serve over 1,250. 


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:09 AM

STEM learning at TJCA

Lifting fingerprints and firing catapults are just two activities young scientists did this week during an educational camp.

 

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

McCrory signs Common Core changes into law

Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

NC judge won't seal records in hazing lawsuit

A judge has refused to seal records in a lawsuit after the death of a student at High Point University two years ago.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:29 AM

PetSenses is on it's way

Children who love animals are in for a museum treat. 

KidSenses Children Interactive Museum announced its new exhibit, PetSenses, is opening this fall. The exhibit is a new, interactive play space themed around a visit to a veterinarian clinic. 


Jul. 17, 2014 @ 05:37 PM

NC school vouchers may flow before court hearing

Taxpayer money for private or religious school tuition may start flowing to North Carolina families before a judge rules whether the program is legal.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Common Core elimination bill moves forward in NC

The Common Core curriculum standards that dictate what's taught in grade school classrooms across the state are on their way out.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Charlotte charter school won't open this year

A Charlotte-area charter school scheduled to open this year says it doesn't have enough students to begin classes.