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North Carolina’s proposed social studies standards prompt debate

Efforts in North Carolina to make social studies standards more inclusive are drawing complaints as well as praise.

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.

Report: 23 percent of North Carolina teacher often absent

A new report shows that more than 20 percent of North Carolina teachers are "chronically absent" from work.

NC State Board of Education approves $2.5 million budget cut

Budget cuts mandated by the General Assembly led the State Board of Education to approve $2.5 million in reductions to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) on Tuesday.

Dispute over NC public schools control, money lands in court

A judicial panel this week takes up the question of who controls the money and authority to run North Carolina's public schools.

2-pronged approach to high school math clears Senate

The North Carolina General Assembly is poised to offer high school math students two pathways to graduate in response to families who have complained the multistate Common Core standards are confusing and overly complicated.

State Board of Education adopts school bus safety policy

The State Board of Education has approved a new school bus safety policy after five North Carolina students were hurt by motorists passing stopped buses this school year.

SEGS Academy to shut down permanently

SEGS Academy in Delco will close this week. That comes after the State Board of Charter Schools recommended to the State Board of Education that SEGS' charter be revoked. On Monday the school presented their appeal to the Board of Education's decision to begin the revocation process.

SEGS Academy leader, parents react to closing

videoSEGS Academy in Delco will close this week. That comes after the State Board of Charter Schools recommended to the State Board of Education that SEGS' charter be revoked. On Monday the school presented their appeal to the Board of Education's decision to begin the revocation process.

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UPDATE: US Marshals shoot wanted Pender Co. murder suspect in Whiteville

The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating an incident at the Whiteville Walmart Thursday afternoon. 

Astronauts install new solar panel outside the International Space Station

Astronauts are working to install another new solar panel outside the International Space Station.

Indian Trail mother and child killed in car crash

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says a mother and her 3-year-old child were killed in a collision.