Education

Education
10:05 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

School Vouchers on Hold: NC Judge Blocks New Law

The top responses listed by opportunity scholarship applicants were religious schools: Greensboro Islamic Academy, Victory Christian Center School in Charlotte, Al-Iman School in Raleigh and Fayetteville Christian School.
Credit Photo by SalFalko via flickr

By EMERY P. DALESIO,  Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge blocked a new law Friday that would have allowed taxpayer money to go for tuition at private or religious schools, days before a lottery to determine its first 2,400 students.

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Education
12:38 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

US Secretary of Transportation Visits Oak Hill School to "Love the Bus."

Credit Steve Biddle/WFDD

Without school buses, hundreds of students at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point – and millions of students nationwide – wouldn’t have safe, reliable access to public education. 

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Education
12:10 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Four Guilford Schools Recognized as State Schools of Character

Credit GCS

Four schools in the state of North Carolina have earned the designation State School of Character, and all of them are Guilford County Schools.

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Education
3:38 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

School System Considers Summertime Four-Day Workweek

Beverly Emory, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Superintendent
Credit Courtesy of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Year-long employees of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools could be shifting to a four-day workweek over the summer.

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teacher tenure
5:16 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Guilford County Will Sue North Carolina to Change Teacher Tenure Law

Guilford County School Board plans to sue North Carolina to force it to change the law that ends teacher tenure in 2018.
Credit Guilford County School System

The Guilford County Board of Education plans to sue the state of North Carolina.

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