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Local tests to show 3rd-grade reading skill OK'd
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 2:19pm.

video North Carolina school districts will be able to use their own third-grade reading tests in hopes of avoiding a lengthy series of personal exams that superintendents said could consume huge chunks of teaching time this spring.

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Appeals court rebuffs company on virtual charter school
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 11:36am.

The North Carolina Court of Appeals is rejecting arguments by a for-profit company and a nonprofit group seeking taxpayer money to operate a school that offers online-only classes to public school students.

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McCrory to sign first bill as NC governor
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 9:26am.

Republican Pat McCrory is signing his first bill as North Carolina governor.

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NC school board stands against paddling students
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 11:27am.

North Carolina's state school board says it opposes using physical pain to enforce discipline, saying corporal punishment does more harm than good.

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NC school board sets virtual charter school rules
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 3:14pm.

North Carolina's state school board is setting ground rules for education entrepreneurs who want to offer online-only classes to public school students whose parents opt out of existing classrooms.

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NC schools take preventative steps after Newtown
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 2:42pm.

The Connecticut school massacre is leading North Carolina's school board to look again at steps aimed at keeping safe 1.5 million public school students and more than 100,000 educators.

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NC schools cut corporal punishment cases in half
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 1:17pm.

The number of North Carolina children being paddled at school is falling fast as the handful of districts that continue to use physical pain as discipline decline.

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NC school board weighs adding 25 charter schools
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 2:52pm.

North Carolina's school board could increase the number of charter schools in the state by a third within the next year if it accepts a screening committee's recommendations.

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NC man convicted in death of school board member
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 3:57pm.

A Raleigh man has been found guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree rape in the death of a member of the state Board of Education.

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Trial starts in killing of NC school board member
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 7:21am.

Jury selection will begin in the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a member of the North Carolina state Board of Education.

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