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RALEIGH — The Department of Public Instruction spent $144 million of Coronavirus Relief Funds without making sure the money was helping students, a new audit report says.

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RALEIGH — More students face repeating a grade than any time in the past century, says David Stegall, deputy superintendent of innovation at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

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RALEIGH — All North Carolina teachers and their classes are invited to attend a free two-day online immersive experience for NC educators and their students focused on arts and the humanities. 

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 15:09

Doing what she loves to do

ROCKINGHAM — Senior Haileigh Herndon always knew she wanted to be teacher, but thought she would be a first-grade teacher. During a lesson in her Teacher Cadet class, Herndon said they talked about  what students learn in different grades and how they develop in each. Herndon said first grade was what caught her eye.  

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RALEIGH — As state superintendent, Catherine Truitt will oversee North Carolina’s vast public education system, which spent more than $14 billion this school year. But she won’t be doing it alone. 

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 18:43

Pee Dee Electric celebrates 2020 Bright Ideas winners

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric was able to "socially distant" surprise educators who won 2020 Bright Ideas Grants.

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PEMBROKE — Bricen Duff and Abigail Parnell are UNC Pembroke’s 2020 Maynor Honors College scholars.

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RALEIGH — Virtual learning is taking a toll on Chloe Dixon’s children.

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ROCKINGHAM — Late last month, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced it would provide additional benefits to families through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program — but Richmond County wasn’t on the list.

Published in Local News
Monday, 05 October 2020 10:18

OPINION: Candidates clash on reopening schools

When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could have expected that the central issue of the 2020 race would be whether to allow public schools to provide in-person instruction to North Carolina children.

Published in Opinion
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