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RALEIGH — The N.C. Task Force for Safer Schools is finalizing a statement chiding parents for strongly voicing their views and at times disrupting recent school board meetings. 

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Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:13

OPINION: Closing down schools was a mistake

Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly planned and executed virtual schooling as an inadequate substitute — proved to be a disaster for North Carolina children, families, and the education system itself.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson says he has nothing personal against LGBTQ people, and he's not resigning.

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Over the last two years — since the New York Times introduced its 1619 Project  to "reframe the country's history" around the consequences of slavery — something called "Critical Race Theory" has become the new football in the never-ending political struggle to control the content of K-12 education in America.

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RALEIGH — Accountability for publicly funded school choice programs should primarily come through parent empowerment, not regulatory overreach. That’s the assessment of a new report from Notre Dame Law School scholar Nicole Stelle Garnett published by the Manhattan Institute.

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Friday, 08 October 2021 19:58

Former student memorialized at Richmond Senior

ROCKINGHAM — One former student will be forever remembered with a memorial tree, plaque and bench at Richmond Senior High School.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold a special ceremony Oct. 23 for the establishment of the Rev Scholarship in memory of the late Rev. Ricky Jacobs, who was the former chaplain for Richmond County Raiders sports teams. 

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PEMBROKE — More than a dozen local, district and regional educational leaders attended a Superintendents’ Appreciation Breakfast hosted by the UNC Pembroke School of Education on Wednesday. 

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HAMLET — The College Innovation Network (Monday) announced the second cohort of higher education institutions that have joined the growing network: Richmond Community College (North Carolina), Arizona Western College, Bennett College (North Carolina), Capella University (Minnesota), Cuyahoga Community College (Ohio), Northern Virginia Community College, and Rivet School (California).

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to keep its current officers in place for another year, while also getting a report on licensure exam passage rates for nursing students, fall semester enrollment and COVID emergency funding.

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