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The Stanly County school board recently unanimously passed a measure that would allow the Stanly County sheriff to use armed volunteers to help protect students. A pilot program will start in April at four elementary schools. North Carolina legislators passed a law that gave school districts authority to use ...
A North Carolina teacher who was accused in a letter of having a "lack of testosterone" and being a "wuss" for not wanting to arm teachers got the last ... in The Charlotte Observer that more counselors and social workers are needed instead of armed teachers following the Valentine Day's mass school ...

ALBEMARLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school board has approved a program which would allow armed volunteers to serve as school resource officers. Local media report the Stanly County School Board has unanimously approved a program presented buy Sheriff George Burris. The Stanly County ...
During the school day activities related to civic activism and gun violence will be threaded throughout the day but won't involve leaving the building. The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina has been fielding calls from students and parents worried that walkouts could bring harsh punishment.
NC State researchers who asked elementary students to name five wild animals native to North Carolina found a connection between kids' biodiversity ... The survey is one of several environmental education studies examining how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in ...
State Superintendent Mark Johnson announced a $4.8 million plan to buy books, digital subscriptions and other reading aids for 479,000 K-3 students across North Carolina. The allotment comes to $200 per teacher in those grades and will be distributed this month to school districts and charter schools.

RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-11th District) thinks boosting funding for school resource officers — not gun control — is the best way to protect schools. Meadows on Tuesday introduced two bills to enhance school security after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...
Most North Carolina educators think it's a bad idea to let teachers carry guns in the classroom, and they say arming teachers would make schools less safe and harm the learning environment, according to a newly released poll. The Valentine's Day mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...
The State Board of Education had asked to be dropped from the Leandro court case because it says North Carolina has made improvements since the state Supreme Court declared in 1997 that the state constitution guarantees every child “an opportunity to receive a sound basic education." In an order ...
Recently released figures from the state Department of Public Instruction put the average salary for a North Carolina public school teacher at $51,214 this ... The National Education Association has not released this year's annual report on teacher pay, but last school year the national average salary was ...

The answer at the state level in North Carolina is a resounding "no." Pretty much everyone from the state superintendent to the chairman of the state school board to leaders with the North Carolina Association of Educators say it is a bad idea. They are opposed because they say teachers are not in favor of ...
When a group of state legislators in North Carolina meet Wednesday to study whether large county school districts should be allowed to break apart into smaller school systems, it will mark the opening bid in a divisive debate over the limits of local control that has consequences for the entire country.
The 74 is proud to partner with Axios and the Walton Family Foundation to present a special conversation about schools and state-level education policy with a trio of governors from across the political spectrum. “Raising the Bar: A Conversation on Education in America” (see details and RSVP here) will ...
In 2011, Republicans said they wanted to change the status quo when they took control of North Carolina's state legislature for the first time in more than 100 years. Seven years later, the changes have been especially apparent in K-12 education for the more than 1.7 million children enrolled in public, ...
North Carolina teacher takes home national honors from National Education Association ... In 2016-17, he was the North Carolina Teacher of the Year. ... Cavnar, who's served as an adviser to the State Board of Education, has a reputation for his strong support of the state's public schools and the arts.
The Education Savings Account is a new state program that allows families of qualified children with disabilities to apply for a taxpayer-funded account to pay for educational expenses while attending a private school. The savings account falls under the umbrella of North Carolina's expanding school choice ...
A charter school advocate who helps North Carolina pick which new charter schools should be approved is charging that traditional public schools are serving subsidized meals to students who don't need them – such as children of doctors and lawyers. Charter schools are publicly funded schools that are ...
North Carolina's top school official says he's against asking teachers to carry guns and that the state should instead provide more money to hire police officers to make schools safer following the recent Florida school massacre. President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association have been among ...


 

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