Cumberland County Superintendent Marvin Connelly says he has cancer but the outlook for recovery looks good. Friends and colleagues, including those who know him from his 26 years in Wake County schools, are offering their support.
Climate change researchers from NC State University and the University of Maryland put together a map to compare what urban areas will feel like in 2080. North Carolina could feel like the Florida Panhandle.
Some state lawmakers are hoping to pass legislation in 2019 that would allow North Carolina school districts to start the school year earlier in August. The tourism industry says a change puts the $23.9 billion industry at risk.
UNC filed a permit renewal with the state for the Cameron Avenue co-generation plant and the Manning Drive power plant. Campus won’t be coal-free by 2020, but the Three Zeros initiative is making changes now.
North Carolina lawmakers have filed bills that would increase funding for school resource officers and mental health personnel, develop school threat assessment teams, screen kids for mental health issues and teach respect for school personnel.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools online credit recovery program helps students graduate with a GPA too low for college admission, speakers from Students For Education Reform say. They urge CMS to set higher standards.
A digital archive of yearbooks from North Carolina colleges and high schools has seen about twice its normal number of visitors in the past week, since the rediscovery of racist photos in UNC’s 1979 Yackety Yack.
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 is a half day of classes for most Wake County students, and Monday is a holiday. But the Tuesday after Presidents Day is now a school day instead of a day off to help students make up for time lost during December’s snowstorm.
Nathan Byrd, 10, a fifth-grader at Rand Road Elementary in Garner, talks about he reacted to a substitute teacher who allegedly said Martin Luther King Jr. killed himself and that Byrd was marked for prison because of his clothing.
Extra police were assigned to Apex High School on Wedesday, Feb. 13, 2019, after an apparent hoax threat of a school shooting was posted on a bathroom wall. At least four Wake County schools have also received hoax threats in the last week.
UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Maya Little, who poured red ink and blood on the Silent Sam Confederate statue in protest last spring, appealed a 2018 honor court ruling that ended with a written warning and 18 hours of community service for damaging university property.
Former Blue Devils basketball player Corey Maggette has denied a report that he raped the woman who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of assaulting her when she was a Duke University undergrad 20 years ago.
N.C. Charter Schools Advisory Board is recommending two new charter schools in Wake County that would be managed by Charter Schools USA and another that would be run by Doral Academy. Charters run by for-profits are increasing in the state.
ABC11 video shows Rand Road Elementary School parent Billy Byrd describes his reaction after his 10-year-old son Nathan described what a substitute teacher had told students in class at Rand Road Elementary in Raleigh, NC.
A Wake County substitute teacher allegedly told 10-year-old minority students that they were marked for prison because of their clothing and that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had killed himself. She’s no longer working for Wake.
Students at A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School line the hallways to honor First Responders including police, fire, EMS, Monday, Feb. 12, 2019 as part of the schools "Leading With Love Program.