public education

6:00 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Increasing African American Male Teachers in Public Schools Benefits All Students

In 2012, more than 3.7 million full-time public and private school teachers. Less than 2 percent were African American males.

One Triad university says the lack of African American male teachers hurts all students.

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6:20 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

NC Plans Adoption of Digital Textbooks

Students using a variety of learning formats.
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Education in North Carolina is changing with the times. Governor Pat McCrory wants public schools to make the transition from paper to bits and bytes. Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso and WFDD's Audrey Fannin discuss the plan to begin using digital textbooks.  Justin Catanoso is the director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University.

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