This week’s announcement that coding school The Iron Yard plans to shut down its 15 locations nationwide, including in Raleigh and Durham, is a sign that an industry that had been growing by leaps and bounds is hitting some speed bumps.
The NC Board of Education will ask the state Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a court decision last week upholding a new law that concentrated control of education under Superintendent Mark Johnson.
The lake, which accidentally drained in March when a pipe failed, will be restored thanks to $400,000 in donations from Meredith College alumnae. Meredith President Jo Allen hopes to start the project in September and have it completed by January.
A three-judge panel says state Superintendent Mark Johnson should have the powers over day-to-day operations that a new law gives him. The judges rejected the State Board of Education argument that the law is unconstitutional. The board could appeal.
A study by scientists at N.C. State University wanted to know how bees will handle the heat produced by cities and suburbs and found that nearly all species fared worse in warmer locations. The study suggests climate change could harm bee populations.