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NC School Joins With Company For Digital Textbooks

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Mooresville Graded School District is offering more digital textbooks to its students. The district says it is expanding its partnership with Discovery Education to bring digital social studies textbooks to […]

08/28/2013

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NC School Districts Install Bus Tracking Tools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thirteen school districts across North Carolina have installed school bus tracking devices that promise to help parents track a vehicle’s route and improve operating efficiency. The technology installed for the school […]

08/27/2013

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ACT Exam Scores Fall As All NC Students Take Test

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina parents and educators are getting a clearer picture of how prepared high school students are for college-level work, and the answer is that students on average are below their […]

08/21/2013

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Educators: GOP Is Masking Cuts To Public Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Educators and former Democratic elected officials rallied Thursday near Gov. Pat McCrory’s office, accusing him and Republican legislative leaders of misleading the public about a state budget that they contend will […]

CBS Charlotte–08/16/2013

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Debate On NC School Funding Rises As Classes Near

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With students going back to school in a few days in mountain counties, state lawmakers and teachers are stepping up their efforts to shape the perceptions of parents about whether the […]

CBS Charlotte–08/12/2013

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McCrory Backs NC Schools Spending, Unveils Grants

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory defended the state’s budget Thursday from criticism that it shortchanges education and he proposed a plan where teachers and schools would compete for $30 million in extra […]

CBS Charlotte–08/02/2013

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NC Senate Wants Cursive, Times Tables Taught

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly appears ready to pass a law requiring North Carolina public schools to teach old-school lessons of cursive writing and multiplication tables. The Senate voted by a wide margin […]

CBS Charlotte–04/25/2013

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NC House Panel To Review School Safety Bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bipartisan public school safety bill hailed by its sponsors as among the most comprehensive in the nation is getting its first review by North Carolina House members. The House Education […]

CBS Charlotte–04/09/2013

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NC, SC Students To Get Free Breakfast In Class

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — School systems in North Carolina and South Carolina are among 15 nationwide where students will be able to eat breakfast at school for free this year.

08/22/2012

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