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Education

Researchers say a spike of negative electricity in the brain helps us to learn from our mistakes. (Getty Images)

Report: Researchers Develop ‘Thinking Cap’

Researchers say a strong “negative spike” of electricity in the brain may be a key to learning from one’s mistakes.

03/26/2014

Bill Nye and Creation Museum founder Ken Ham debated the evolution of life on Earth. (Getty Images)

Bill Nye Defends Evolution In Kentucky Debate

“The Science Guy” warns if creationism is taught in schools the U.S. will lose its edge in developing new technology.

02/05/2014

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N.C. Schools Worried About Reading Requirement

North Carolina state lawmakers are hearing the concerns of local public school superintendents about a new requirement designed to ensure all third-graders meet reading proficiency standards before they move to the next grade.

01/28/2014

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Proposed Bill Seeks To ‘Permit Schools To Lead A Prayer’ Every Morning

Local lawmakers are attempting to breathe new life into a bill proposal that would bring prayer to schools in South Carolina.

01/03/2014

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is set to debate evolution with Ken Ham,  the founder of the Creation Museum. (Getty Images)

Bill Nye To Visit Creation Museum For Debate

“The Science Guy” will debate evolution and creationism with museum founder Ken Ham.

01/03/2014

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NC Checks Progress On High School Graduation Rates

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is finding out whether high school graduation rates can continue the improvement of recent years. State school officials on Thursday release data describing how many students are earning diplomas […]

08/08/2013

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A Freshman’s Guide To The First Day Of College

Coming out of high school and diving right into college two months later is like doing a cannonball into cold lake water after soaking in the hot tub for hours. If you don’t regulate your temperature and prepare yourself, you could potentially send your body into shock for a while. We’ve all been there, so we want to help you prevent that! Check out our guide for college freshman to ensure you don’t look like a lost, cold, shocked puppy on the first day of your college classes.

CBS Charlotte–08/01/2013

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Teacher Writes ‘You Can’t Be A Democrat & Go To Heaven’ On Chalkboard

A complaint has been filed against a teacher accused of writing anti-Democrat rhetoric on her classroom chalkboard.

11/28/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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