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US Department of Education

ONLY ON 3 Investigation: Charter school owner under federal investigation

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video Baker Mitchell, the founder of Roger Bacon Academy in Leland, is facing some challenges. He is under federal investigation. Full story...
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AP: UNC panel suspends honor charge over rape case

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's chancellor says the school's student-led honor system has agreed to suspend proceedings against a sophomore it accuses of intimidating a man she says sexually assaulted her. Full story...
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US education official, fmr. UNCW vice chancellor named as new NCCU chancellor

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videoAn Obama administration official is the new chancellor at North Carolina Central University. Debra Saunders-White was named Friday as the 11th leader of the historically black university in Durham. Full story...
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2 NC, 1 SC school districts get US reform funds

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Two North Carolina school districts and one in South Carolina are among 16 nationwide to land federal funds in the first time competitive federal Race to the Top grants have gone directly to local school leaders. Full story...
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NC disability rights group files federal complaint

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A disability rights group has filed a federal complaint charging that North Carolina children in private psychiatric facilities did not receive proper educational services. Full story...
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Feds look into NHCS seclusion rooms

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video The controversy over New Hanover County Schools' use of seclusion rooms is now the subjection of a federal investigation. The Department of Education's Civil Rights Office is looking into a claim that seclusion rooms are only being used on students with disabilities. Full story...
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Complaint filed against New Hanover Co. Schools over seclusion rooms

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video The New Hanover County School District is once again taking heat for the use of "seclusion rooms." A family has filed a formal complaint with the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: College student falls victim to federal loan changes

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About this time every year students get ready for school. At Cape Fear Community College, registration is this week, and many students are looking for financial aid. For some, that aid will not be available. Full story...
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