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Teacher of the week: Ashley Freeman

After suffering the loss of her husband, Ashley Freeman returned to work at Bolivia Elementary supported by her school family.
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Beyonce to fund scholarships for women at 4 colleges

Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album "Lemonade" by announcing scholarships for women to attend selected colleges.
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Phase-in on NC class-size mandate approved by Senate

Republican legislation has cleared the Senate that would ease required class-size mandates this fall in North Carolina's public schools in early grades.
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DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military kids

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has stressed the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents change assignments.
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Senate committee approves compromise for House Bill 13

Republicans have unveiled legislation depicted as a compromise that prevents North Carolina school districts from having to cut supplemental programs to reduce average class sizes in early grades.
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NC Senate committee to discuss compromise on K-3 class size limits

There could finally be some movement in the North Carolina Senate on a bill that would ease the burden's of a budget requirement to cap class sizes in kindergarten, first, second and third grade classrooms across the state.
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Enrollment lottery on standby over classroom size debate

The debate over class-size limits in North Carolina could end access for many children to a year-round school in New Hanover County.
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Appeals court won’t revive lawsuit over UNC sham classes

A state appeals court won't revive a lawsuit by two former athletes who say they were harmed by sham classes at the University of North Carolina.