Governor Pat McCrory sent a special video message to teachers and educators across North Carolina this weekend before the first day of school, thanking them for their hard work and pledging his continued support to improve teacher pay.
At Island Montessori Charter School Yvonne Sacewicz is one busy lady!
With three grades in her classroom she finds herself doing multiple lesson plans for students so that they gain independence and remain curious and creative.
Our Teacher of the Week believes her students are the world's peacemakers of the future.
Sarah Pearce has an artist's heart and an educator's mind and she puts both to use at Coddington Elementary School as an English Language Arts Teacher.
This weeks Teacher of the Week loves her students and teaches them to have a lifetime love of the written word.
Benji Horrell, our Teacher of the Week, brings sweet music to the halls of Hoggard High School.
With a performer's heart and an educator's head, Mr. Horrell is an inspiration to both past and present students.
The Choral Director says performing, not teaching, is his favorite thing because that's when everyone is singing at one time and that means there are sometimes as many as 150 singers on stage.
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest says the public can help boost North Carolina public school teacher compensation in the long run by requesting a specialty license plate authorized by the General Assembly this year.
Multi-age classrooms are a new experience for some students and parents, but even though it's new to them it's nothing new to the school system. Pender county school South Topsail Elementary surprised one mom at open house telling her, her daughter would be with first and second graders in the same classroom.
The North Carolina Senate has offered solutions to end the General Assembly's three-month work session and fix a problem so more teacher assistants stay employed this fall. The House must decide whether to go along.