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Oct 25, 2016 Schools Honored for Highest Graduation Rates Atkinson Cites Efforts by Schools, Districts to Help More Students Finis
Sep 28, 2016 National Blue Ribbons Awarded to Eight NC Public Schools
Sep 27, 2016 NC Students Make Gains on SAT, AP Exams
Sep 22, 2016 38 New Charter Applications Received; Approved Schools Will Open for Students in Fall 2018
Sep 21, 2016 State Education Leaders Congratulate Halifax for Academic Progress
Sep 21, 2016 Public Invited to Comment on NC’s K-12 Education Plan for Every Student Succeeds Act; Second Round of Sessions Begins Oct. 6
Sep 12, 2016 Statement from State Superintendent June Atkinson Regarding the Death of NCAE Past President Rodney Ellis
Sep 12, 2016 Give Five – Read Five Puts Books in Hands of Thousands of Students
Sep 8, 2016 Students Play Critical Role in School Bus Safety
Sep 6, 2016 Public Hearing Scheduled to Receive Comment on Proposed change of NC Extended Content Standard Math 1 (Grade 10)
Sep 1, 2016 Gaps Narrowing as NC Graduation Rate Climbs
Sep 1, 2016 North Carolina's Graduation Rate Reaches New High in 2016;
School Grades Improve – More Earn As, Bs and Cs
Sep 1, 2016 North Carolina Teachers Receive Highest Math/Science Award
Aug 26, 2016 Back to School in NC: By the Numbers
Aug 25, 2016 NC Public Schools Begin Fourth Year of PowerSchool
Aug 9, 2016 NC Moves Up in WalletHub Public School Rankings
July 29, 2016 Eligibility for Free or Reduced Price Meals in the National School Lunch Program Announced
July 14, 2016 State Board of Education Extends Proof of Concept Study