education

Business
10:32 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Opportunity Scholarships Will Change NC's Education Landscape

Opportunity Scholarships will give low income students more access to non-public schools. But critics says this program takes away vital funds from already struggling public schools.
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A new law will help change the look of some North Carolina schools.

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News
10:50 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Thousands of GCS Students, Teachers Go Digital

Guilford County Schools is spending about $30 million to buy new tablets for 6th-8th graders and teachers at 18 middle schools. They will allow students to remote into class while also enabling teachers to see instantly which students understand which concepts. The districts remaining 6 middle schools will get tablets next year.
Credit Kathryn Mobley

Guilford County’s middle school students and teachers will have a new tool this year.

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News
3:21 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Carving Out an International Presence

More than 200 Piedmont businesses are players in the international commerce scene.
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Pushing the Piedmont further onto the world's economic stage.

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News
9:24 am
Sat June 8, 2013

Plants, Dirt and Worms Will Teach Some Winston-Salem Children Math and Reading

Latch Key's 2-acre garden will teach children math, reading and leadership skills.
Credit Latch Key, Inc.

  Latch Key, Inc. is turning a garden into a classroom.

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K-12 Education
9:38 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Two Triad School Districts Win Federal Race to the Top Grants

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan announces the NC school districts that won Race to the Top grants.
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Two North Carolina school districts are among 16 nationwide to land federal funds in the first federal Race to the Top competitive grants. In all, 372 North Carolina School districts applied for the grants, but only Guilford County and Iredell-Statesville Schools won in the highly competitive process.

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