Graduation

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Students Not Legally In The Country Lobby For In-State Tuition

Some college students participated in a mock graduation at the General Assembly, asking North Carolina lawmakers to extend in-state tuition rates to students who are not in the country legally.

06/17/2014

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Inexpensive Gadgets For Graduates

Congratulations graduates! Now that the tassel has been turned and the parties drawing to an end it’s time to start thinking of what to put your graduation money into.

05/30/2014

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Gift Guide For The College Graduate

Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.

05/07/2014

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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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N.C. Teen With Guns At School Gets Scholarship

A teen who said he left two unloaded shotguns in his car at school after skeet shooting last weekend will be allowed to graduate, an attorney for the Johnston County Schools Board of Education said.

05/03/2013

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Best Places For Graduation Parties In Charlotte

Who said a graduation party has to be indoors. How does roasting marshmallows and making smores over a bonfire sound? For those who have just completed four years of high school or moving on to the professional world with a college degree, it’s time for a little celebrating! Look beyond the backyard. Maybe, to the banks of Lake Wylie!

05/03/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to graduates at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Commencement, May 12, 2012, in Greensboro, NC. Michelle Obama was honored with a Doctorate in Humanities. (Photo Credit: Sara D. Davis / Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Urges NC A&T Grads To Seek Change

The four North Carolina college students who started the sit-in movement for desegregation more than half a century ago shows what young people can do to change their world for the better, first lady Michelle Obama said during a commencement speech Saturday.

05/12/2012

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