Less than two years after getting $300 million for school construction, Guilford County Schools is asking for $1.7 billion to tackle the remaining long list of building and safety needs.
In the westerly District 6, logistics program manager Tim Andrew faces professor Matthew Kuennen. To the south, in District 2, online instruction designer Crissy Pratt faces private investigator Marc Ridgill.
Nugget, with her owner and Duke alum Keith Upchurch, would stroll through campus to her favorite bench outside the student union and dining facility on West Campus. There, she would eagerly wait to be petted by students, “shake” with both paws, fetch and then eat apples, her favorite snack.
On Oct. 24, Hindus around the world will mark the start of Diwali, a five-day festival of lights.
The school board on Tuesday also approved asking the commissioners for $10 million in capital outlay funds for next fiscal year to pay for HVAC upgrades, roof repairs and outdoor lighting among other things. The county gave the district $4 million in capital outlay funds for the current fiscal year.
Whitney Oakley, the district's deputy superintendent, will assume leadership of the district on July 11. She'll serve as acting superintendent through Aug. 31, which the board said on Tuesday will be the last day of Superintendent Sharon Contreras. Then, on Sept. 11, Oakley will start as int…
A state legislative committee heard a presentation Monday showing how the state’s public school teachers take longer than other state-funded fields to reach the top of the pay scale. In addition, new teachers receive less in benefits than neighboring states.
The district's after-school childcare program will remain open, according to a district news release.
On Thursday, the State Board of Education unanimously rejected Torchlight Academy’s appeal of the board’s prior decision to terminate its charter. State board members cited ongoing concerns about Torchlight’s financial health and its ability to meet the educational needs of special-education…
A new Durham charter school is getting a second chance to open after state lawmakers required municipalities to provide water and sewer service to these non-traditional public schools.
Andrews High debate students are documenting inedible, unappetizing and even rotten food, along with polling students and talking to district leaders to try to get better food served at the school.
RALEIGH — North Carolina has improved this school year in the National Education Association’s annual teacher salary report.
RALEIGH — A national organization of university faculty members released a report late last week harshly criticizing the UNC System, saying it violates standards of shared governance, threatens academic freedom and fosters institutional racism.
Both groups have previously filed lawsuits against school districts that have banned them, charging that their constitutional rights are being violated.
A school board panel voted 3-0 on Thursday to allow "Out of Darkness" to remain in Cary High's library, citing a "full reading" of the book and how students aren't required to read the historical novel.
Students drafted a 17-page letter to outline their grievances and demand changes. It focuses on the school's process for investigating sexual abuse reports, with students criticizing the Title IX office's standards for being less stringent than investigations into students accused of violati…
On Tuesday, there was no air in most of the classrooms, and there wasn't anywhere on campus they could relocate all the students and continue classes, according to Wanda Edwards, director of communications for Guilford County Schools.
GREENSBORO — Teachers, principals, assistant principals and many classified staff could see increases to their pay under the budget proposal presented by Guilford County Schools Superintendent Sharon Contreras to the school board on Tuesday night.
Friday is the beginning of this year’s Day of Remembrance, a two-day commemoration that includes a wreath-laying and support sessions for faculty and staff. Trystan Terrell is serving two consecutive life sentences for killing two students; four others were wounded.
MORRISVILLE — A bipartisan panel of education leaders, legislators and representatives of government agencies and outside groups on Monday recommended ways to improve North Carolina’s public education and access to it, from preschool to universities.
The facility features 3,300 square feet of space, 48 personal computers, three gaming console bays, new Respawn gaming chairs, Oculus Rift headsets and more.
Henry and Shirley Frye have been involved in civil rights, social justice and civic engagement for more than five decades. Now, their personal archives, professional documents and artifacts, which documented those decades of work, will be housed at their alma mater.
GREENSBORO — The Middle College at N.C. A&T has a new name that honors the students who started the sit-in movement.
Katherine Johnson and Sylvia Mendez could have new schools in Guilford County named after them, if school board approves the names recommended by the district's facilities naming committee.
Happy Birthday to Swann Middle School, which celebrated 100 years on Saturday. The festivities included music from the school’s band, orchestra and alumni drumline, along with the cast of “Moana, Jr.” and special guests, Banda Descendencia Oaxaqueña. There were food trucks, games, an interac…