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Jun 30, 2014 More Than 277,000 Books Collected for "Give Five - Read Five" Campaign
Jun 20, 2014 NC Governor’s School Welcomes 650 Students
Jun 5, 2014 158 NC Schools to Receive Fresh Produce in 2014-15
Jun 4, 2014 North Carolina Educators Report on Working Conditions
May 30, 2014 NC School Districts Committing Early for Home Base Optional Tools
to Support Instruction
May 29, 2014 Hertford County Bus Driver Named Top in the State
May 29, 2014 State Superintendent June Atkinson's Response to the Senate Budget Proposal
May 1, 2014 Mooresville Graded Schools' Principal Named Principal of the Year
Apr 25, 2014 Statement by State Superintendent June Atkinson Regarding Common Core Proposal
Apr 24, 2014 Exploris Middle School Receives "Green Ribbon" Award
Apr 3, 2014 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' Teacher Named Top in State
Apr 2, 2014 Public School Crime and Violence, Suspensions and Corporal Punishment Down; Expulsions Up in 2012-13
Apr 2, 2014 Dropout Rate Hits Another Record Low
Mar 31, 2014 NC Department of Public Instruction Welcomes New Chief Information Officer
Mar 25, 2014 Exceptional Performance Earns National Recognition for NC Middle Schools
Mar 24, 2014 Governor's Teacher Network Supports Creativity,
Boosts Instructional Resources
Mar 19, 2014 US Department of Education Cites NC as Leader in Reform through Race to the Top
Mar 12, 2014 School Bus Transportation Program Receives Clean Air Excellence Award
Mar 11, 2014 Maria Topliff is the 2014 NCVPS Teacher of the Year
Mar 10, 2014 2014 NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Underway
Mar 7, 2014 NCDPI's First Chief Academic and Digital Learning Officer Named
Mar 6, 2014 State Superintendent Launches 2nd Annual Give Five – Read Five Campaign
Feb 28, 2014 NCDPI Partners With the NC Business Community to Offer Job Shadowing and Mentoring Opportunities to Middle School Students
Feb 25, 2014 Character Matters: Stand Up, Speak Out and Stop Bullying Campaign Launches
Feb 19, 2014 Summary Reports on Educator Effectiveness Online
Feb 18, 2014 Public Hearings Scheduled to Receive Comment on Proposed IDEA Amendments
Feb 12, 2014 Middle School/District Receive "Green Ribbon" Awards
Feb 10, 2014 Schools and Districts to Recognize Drivers and Love the Bus in February
Feb 4, 2014 Read to Achieve Advisory Group Endorses Recommendations to Improve Law
Jan 31, 2014 Regional Wells Fargo Principals of the Year Named;
Principals Now Compete for State Title
Jan 28, 2014 2012-13 NC School Report Cards Released
Jan 16, 2014 Public Hearings Scheduled to Receive Comments on State's Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Act
Jan 9, 2014 Regional Teachers of the Year Named;
State Winner to be Announced in May
Dec 17, 2013 NC Again Leads Nation in National Board Certified Teachers
Dec 12, 2013 School Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners Named
Dec 11, 2013 NCDPI Receives 71 Applications to Open Charters in 2015
Dec 4, 2013 More Teachers Leave NC Classrooms in 2012-13
Nov 7, 2013 North Carolina Public Schools Post Strong Academic Growth
Nov 7, 2013 Fourth and Eighth Grade NAEP Scores Hold Steady in 2013
Nov 1, 2013 $4.7 Million Grant Will Support Professional Development for Principals
Oct 23, 2013 NC Students and Teachers Earn More Than 100,000 Microsoft Certifications
Oct 11, 2013 Project Tomorrow ® Selects the NCVPS as a Speak Up 200 School; Schools Recognized for Empowering Students' Voices in Education
Oct 9, 2013 K-3 NC Assessment Think Tank Presents Report and Recommendations
Oct 3, 2013 State Board of Education Approves Higher Proficiency Standards;
New Achievement Levels Set for EOG/EOC Assessments
Sep 27, 2013 Six North Carolina Public Schools Awarded Blue Ribbons
Sep 26, 2013 NC's SAT Score Increases While Nation's Remains the Same
Sep 23, 2013 10 Districts and 46 Schools Earn State's Top Graduation Rates in 2012-13
Sep 20, 2013 Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals in the National School Lunch Program
Sep 17, 2013 NC Department of Public Instruction Partners with Capitol Broadcasting on Character Matters Campaign
Sep 16, 2013 Public Hearings Scheduled to Receive Feedback on High School Accreditation Framework and Read to Achieve Program
Sep 9, 2013 NCDPI Receives 170 Letters of Intent to Open Charter Schools in 2015
Sep 4, 2013 NCDPI Presents Program Highlighting Changes in Public Education
Sep 4, 2013 NC Receives Grant to Cover AP/IB Exam Fees for Low-Income Students
Aug 29, 2013 2013-14 Title I Reward Schools Named
Aug 26, 2013 Over 1.5 Million Students Head to School in North Carolina
Aug 23, 2013 School Buses Roll Across the State;
Motorists Reminded to Watch out for Children
Aug 21, 2013 NC's 2013 ACT Score Reflects 100 Percent Participation
Aug 20, 2013 Home Base Rolls Out, Putting Technology Tools in Schools across
North Carolina
Aug 19, 2013 Over 600 Students Complete 2013 North Carolina Governor's School
Aug 8, 2013 State Graduation Rate Continues to Reach Record Heights
Aug 5, 2013 Wake County Bus Inspector Named Best in State
Jul 22, 2013 Budget Statement from State Superintendent June Atkinson
Jul 8, 2013 Schools Collect More than 123,000 Books for
"Give Five – Read Five" Campaign