North Carolina approved two virtual charter schools as part a four-year pilot program.
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February 06, 2015
February 04, 2015
The research studied the effects of Smart Start and More at Four, two programs aimed at improving the child care and preschool options for children who face social or economic challenges.
February 03, 2015
Investments in Smart Start and More at Four had a direct relationship to the number of 3rd graders identified as having a learning disability or an educable mental handicap.
December 18, 2014
The North Carolina Board of Education is required by the state legislature to approve to virtual charter schools this year to open in 2015 as part a four-year pilot program.
December 08, 2014
Teachers transitioning to the Common Core are all driving on a road that's dark except for the final destination. We have the added burden of building and modifying the car as we drive it, because there is no one curriculum to follow.
November 20, 2014
A North Carolina charter school for students with disabilities is struggling with the costs of educating those students and may soon close.
November 04, 2014
Keep on top of the outcome in pivotal U.S. Senate races as the ballot results roll in Nov. 4 and throughout the following day.
November 04, 2014
In the country's most expensive contest, Republican challenger Thom Tillis ousted Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.
October 20, 2014
The next step for advocacy groups is to get candidates to support the initiatives, says Kris Perry, the executive director of the First Five Years Fund.
September 22, 2014
The findings come from a poll conducted on behalf of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation and the First Five Years Fund, two advocacy organization supporting increased spending on early learning.