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RALEIGH — A “Parents' Bill of Rights” will get its first discussion in committee Wednesday morning in the N.C. Senate. Senate leaders in the N.C. General Assembly outlined the measure in a press conference on Tuesday evening, saying that it established a parent’s right to request information about what their child is learning in school, including lessons, textbooks, tutoring services, and other details about how their child and their school are operating. Schools would be required to develop a system for parents to access that information.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Partnership for Children hosted its first Early Childhood Professional Appreciation Banquet since the beginning of the COVID pandemic on Tuesday, May 17 at Cole Auditorium.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College is a local college with a big impact. How big? According to a new economic impact analysis, RichmondCC has an $88.2 million impact on Richmond and Scotland counties, which is equivalent to supporting 1,613 jobs in this region.

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LAURINBURG — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries convened on RichmondCC’s Scotland County Campus for an annual meeting to discuss solutions for current workforce challenges.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Partnership for Children hosted Amy Cubbage, president, and Courtney Latta-Sosebee, program officer, from Smart Start-The North Carolina Partnership for Children in Richmond County Tuesday, May 17.

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HAMLET — Bridget Norton of Laurinburg received her second college degree from Richmond Community College on Friday. She now has an Associate in Science degree and Associate in Arts degree, which she earned last year. She earned both degrees for free thanks to the RichmondCC Guarantee program.

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WINGATE — In the age of Covid, Dr. Russell Booker wants us to move closer together, not farther apart — at least metaphorically.

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WINGATE — Wingate University graduates picking up their bachelor’s degrees Tuesday got seven bits of wisdom from the mouths of babes, or more specifically third- through eighth-grade students, via Girls on the Run founder Molly Barker.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College held its 45th annual Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony on May 11 with 35 nursing students being recognized for completing the program. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College student Nicholas Vue has been named the 2022 Academic Excellence Award winner, which recognizes outstanding academic achievements of students in the N.C. Community College System. 

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