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June 13, 2016 NC Department of Public Instruction Pursues Grant to Expand Access for Educationally Disadvantaged Students to High Quality Charter Schools
June 9, 2016 Online Professional Development Builds Teacher Leaders Virtually
June 9, 2016 Beginning Teacher Summit Readies New Teachers for the Classroom
June 6, 2016 State Board of Education Unanimously Approves Revised High School Math Standards
June 6, 2016 State Board of Education Honors Seven STEM Schools of Distinction
May 24, 2016 Meet Up and Eat Up – Summer Meals for Kids
May 24, 2016 N.C. School Nutrition Professionals Participate in Innovative K-12 Culinary Institute
May 19, 2016 Schools/District Recognized for Participation in 2016 NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey
May 17, 2016 2016 Governor's School Selections Announced
May 16, 2016 Avery County School Bus Driver is Best in State
May 12, 2016 Cumberland County Principal Named Principal of the Year
May 11, 2016 NC Principal of the Year to be Announced Thursday
May 11, 2016 Buckle Up! School Bus Driver ROADeo Competition Set for Thursday
May 4, 2016 Public Feedback Sought on High School Math Standards
Apr 28, 2016 State's Top Teachers to Brush Up on Social Media Skills
Apr 27, 2016 Two NC Schools Receive National Green Ribbon Schools Recognition
Apr 27, 2016 The Governor Morehead School for the Blind to Host Music Festival; Students at Eastern US Schools for the Blind to Perform
Apr 7, 2016 Gaston County Teacher is Head of the Class;
Bobbie Cavnar Named 2016 NC Teacher of the Year
Apr 6, 2016 Public Comment Sessions begin April 13 on North Carolina's K-12 Education Plan for Every Student Succeeds Act
Mar 23, 2016 Give Five – Read Five Now Offers All NC Students Free Access to Digital Books; Schools and Community Partners Encouraged to Conduct Local Book Drives
Mar 15, 2016 North Carolina Requesting Waiver from Assessing Speaking and Listening in Reading/English Language Arts Assessments
Mar 11, 2016 NC Department of Public Instruction Joins With NC Business Community For Students@WorkSM Week
March 14-18, 2016 is Students@WorkSM Week
Mar 8, 2016 Public Comment Sessions Scheduled on North Carolina's K-12 Education Plan for Every Student Succeeds Act
Mar 3, 2016 Public School Dropout Rate Experiences Slight Increase in 2014-15
Mar 3, 2016 Reportable Public School Crimes and Consequences Increase in 2014-15
Long-Term Suspensions Decrease Slightly
Mar 1, 2016 Educators Encouraged to Take NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey
Department of Public Instruction Seeks 100 percent Participation
Feb 26, 2016 NC Public Schools Join National #GoOpen Initiative
Feb 24, 2016 NC's Advanced Placement Students Excel in Participation and Performance
Feb 19, 2016 Elementary/Middle Schools Nominated for "Green Ribbons"
Feb 8, 2016 NC Schools Will "Love the Bus" Feb. 8-12
Feb 4, 2016 New State Charter School Director Named
Feb 1, 2016 Regional Wells Fargo Principals of the Year Named;
Principals Now Compete for State Title
Jan 25, 2016 Many North Carolina Students Go Hungry During Summer Break;
Summer Nutrition Programs Help Bridge Hunger Gap
Jan 11, 2016 Regional NC Teachers of the Year Named;
State Winner to be Announced in April
Jan 4, 2016 School Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners Named;
Siblings Honored for the First Time
Dec 30, 2015 School Bus Drivers to Use New Hand Signals;
Requirement Helps Boost Student Safety
Dec 1, 2015 2014-15 NC School Report Cards Released
Nov 20, 2015 Guilford County Schools' STEM Team Places Third in National Competition
Nov 17, 2015 Title I Distinguished Schools Named
Nov 5, 2015 NC Board of Education Awards First Global-Ready School Designation
Nov 5, 2015 State Board Honors 7 STEM Schools of Distinction
Oct 28, 2015 NC's 4th Grade NAEP Reading Scores Climb in 2015
Oct 15, 2015 Chatham Teacher Receives "Oscar" of Teaching
Oct 6, 2015 11 Districts and 60 Schools Earn North Carolina's Highest Graduation Rates in 2014-15
Oct 1, 2015 Teacher Turnover Rate Slightly Up in 2014-15
Oct 1, 2015 Seventy-Six Percent of Third Graders Meet Reading Proficiency Standards
Sep 29, 2015 28 New Charter School Applications Received;
Approved Schools Will Open for Students in Fall 2017
Sep 29, 2015 National Blue Ribbons Awarded to Three NC Elementary Schools
Sep 4, 2015 Advanced Placement Participation and Scores Up in 2015;
SAT Scores Down in NC and the Nation
Sep 2, 2015 High School Graduation Rate Highest in State History;
More than 70 Percent of Public Schools Receive Grades of C or Higher
Aug 24, 2015 Back to School in NC: By the Numbers
Aug 14, 2015 National School Lunch Program Meal Eligibility Policy Announced
Aug 10, 2015 State Board of Education Strengthens its Role in Halifax County Schools to Address Financial, Personnel and Student Placement Decisions
Jul 24, 2015 State Education Plan Would Provide Additional Support, Resources to Local Public Schools
Jul 20, 2015 NC Virtual Public School Piloting Online PE this Fall
Jul 9, 2015 NC Proficiency Standards Among the Highest in the Nation
Jul 9, 2015 State Board of Education Approves Bus Safety Policy Revisions