Jessica Landis, center, with Chance Spieser, 3, and Harmony Spieser, a rising 5th grader in New Hanover County public schools. They attended a public school rally in Raleigh on June 21. (Photo by Michael McElroy)
Op-Ed: Private School Vouchers Violate NC’s ‘Moral Obligation’ to Provide Public Education

The head of the state’s education association says proposed legislation would benefit wealthy families but do nothing to address urgent issues in public schools. 

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Transforming Futures: Duke University Announces Full Tuition Coverage for Eligible NC and SC Families

Duke University is offering a life-changing opportunity to lower-income North Carolina and South Carolina families.

People pay their respects at an entry to The Covenant School that has become a memorial for victims, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. Six people were fatally shot at the school the day before. (AP Photo/John Amis)
‘Children Are Dying.’ A Future NC Teacher Urges Action on Guns

In a powerful speech, a college student told the Wake County School Board that children and teachers were suffering the consequences while elected officials offered only prayers and half-measures.

Ten Years Later: The Heroes of Sandy Hook

Helpers, heroes, whatever you call them-- there were many inside Newton, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School that terrifying day ten years ago. Some are no longer alive. Others are still anonymous. But all risked-- and sometimes gave-- their lives to save many more. These are their stories.