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Superintendent: 70K NC students promoted despite reading skills

North Carolina’s superintendent of public instruction is alleging that more than 70,000 third-grade students have been wrongly promoted since 2014 even though they did not meet mandated reading requirements.

Bad math: Software error tweaks grades in North Carolina schools

A software error caused public school students around North Carolina to receive incorrect end-of-term grades this school year, state education officials said.

Report finds handful of charter schools on money watch list

Only about 4 percent of North Carolina's more than 150 charter schools are on a financial watch list tracking taxpayer money going to the non-traditional public schools.

Education agency says jobs aren’t restored with other funds

North Carolina's education department says it's cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with reading.

Charter school oversight change gets final legislative OK

The General Assembly has agreed to change the laws governing the oversight and approval of North Carolina's rapidly growing charter schools.

North Carolina rolls out online physical education classes

North Carolina's Virtual Public School will be launching an online high school physical education class this fall.

North Carolina high schools suspend driver’s education

At least one-third of North Carolina's school systems are suspending their driver's education programs this summer until they learn whether they'll receive any state money to help pay for the classes.

FIRST ON 3: Pruden lands $57,000, 7-month state job

videoIt did not take long for former Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Dr. Edward Pruden to land a new job.

Roger Bacon Academy considers options after DPI releases salary info

videoA Leland-based charter school management company is looking at its options after state regulators yesterday released information the company believes should be protected from the state's public records laws.

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