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Education
5:26 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Forsyth County Head Start Site Will Close Because of a Loss in Federal Funding

Bob Feikema, President and CEO OF Family Services Inc., says Forsyth County will lose more than $200,000 in federal funds for Head Start
Credit Keri Brown

Nationwide, Head Start programs are feeling the painful impact of sequestration, or federal budget cuts.  According to the Administration for Children and Families, about 70,000 children nationwide will lose access to Head Start because of the cuts. In Forsyth County, Family Services in Forsyth County is bracing to close one of its Head Start sites, because of the loss in funding.

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Education
6:22 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Wake Forest University Graduates Ready for What Lies Ahead

Journalist Gwen Ifill delivered the keynote address at Wake Forest University on Monday, May 20.
Keri Brown

More than 1,700 students have turned the tassel and are now graduates of Wake Forest University. On Monday, the graduation ceremony was held on the campus’ central quad.

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Education
12:31 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Early College Earns Top Accolades


Several Guilford County schools last week earned high marks in a national survey.

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Education
7:19 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

New Business School at Wake Forest University Set to Open

The glass colloquium in Farrell Hall will give students and staff more academic space and a place to socialize.
Keri Brown

Wake Forest University is expanding. Two residence halls and a dining facility are under construction on the North end of campus. A new business school is also in the works. Farrell Hall will welcome undergraduate and graduate business school students in August.

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Education
1:49 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

What Will Public Education Look Like in NC Over the Next Five Years?

The community discussion about public education will examine funding and other issues facing N.C. public schools.
Credit Keri Brown

A public forum in Greensboro this week will take a closer look at the issues and challenges facing North Carolina's public education system. The event, titled "Keep Public in Public Education", is sponsored by several organizations in the Piedmont Triad, including the Guilford County Association of Educators and the League of Women Voters.

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