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NC Superintendent: ‘We are not coming back to school April 1st’

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson sat down for an extended, exclusive one-on-one interview with ABC11's Jonah Kaplan to answer the growing list of questions about how the COVID19 crisis is affecting the school year and how families should transition to remote learning.

North Carolina schools chief: People want Common Core gone

North Carolina's schools superintendent says survey results show people in the state want the public education standards known as "Common Core" eliminated.

Schools chief accused of sending texts for political gain

North Carolina's State Schools Superintendent has been accused of using a database to send hundreds of thousands of text messages and emails for political gain.

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.
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State Superintendent makes special visit to hand out free books

Some early holiday gift-giving is in the books, for some local schoolchildren.

North Carolina schools chief running for lieutenant governor

North Carolina's state schools superintendent has decided he'll run for lieutenant governor next year, instead of seeking re-election.

NC Superintendent speaks about new mental health bill for students

North Carolina is getting more serious about the mental health of public school students. 

North Carolina schools to make safety available to students

North Carolina middle and high school students soon will have a new way to anonymously report safety threats when they return to classes.

North Carolina teachers plan new rally to press demands

North Carolina teachers didn't win the pay increases and other changes they sought last year, despite a rally that brought 20,000 people to the capital so they're marching again Wednesday.

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