Summit School Honored at International Education Conference

By Staff This year leaders from Summit School had the honor of presenting at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero international education conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Kristin Bennett, Summit’s director of the center for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, and Julie Smith, director of the […]

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WSFCS School Board Appoints a New Member – The Blow by Blow

By Carissa Joines Editor’s Note: After multiple request from CCD readers for a report from inside the room when the recent school board appointment was made. this is the blow by blow of what occurred. For an analysis and opinion on the decision please read HERE.   On Tuesday evening, […]

by · October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features, School Board & Admin

Forsyth Country Day School Named #3 Private Elementary School in the U.S.

By Staff October 14, 2014 – Forsyth Country Day School has been named the #3 private elementary school in the United States by the Best Schools organization. FCDS was the only school in the area to earn this recognition. The school’s pre-school, Lower School, and Middle School programs garnered Forsyth […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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Graham Hancock is The Devil

Dr. Jon Epstein Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Greensboro College As a sociology and criminal justice professor I have heard more than my fair share of conspiracy theories. This has always been true; the subject matter of my discipline often touches on issues that the more paranoid find appealing. […]

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Features
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North Carolina Next to Last in How We Treat & Pay Our Teachers – Video

By Staff   By Staff The consumer website WalletHub recently released a study showing that North Carolina was 50th of 51 state school systems (That includes Washington DC) for how they treat and pay the people who are tasked with educating our children. The only state that scored worse was […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features

Voya Financial Honors Winston-Salem Teacher with $2,000 Voya Unsung Heroes Grant for Innovative Teaching Program

By Staff In September, Voya Financial, a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Jeffrey Griffin, a teacher at Career Center, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2015 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the Voya Unsung Heroes program, Voya Financial awards grants to […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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“But then, just for the hell of it, you decide to up the ante”- Review- Graham Hancock’s Magicians of the Gods

Dr. Jon Epstein Greensboro College Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice In “Magicians of the Gods”, investigative journalist, and archaeological gadfly, Graham Hancock follows up his investigations into humanities deepest history first presented in the 1995 bestseller “Fingerprints of the Gods”. As in its’ predecessor, “Magicians of the Gods” poses […]

by · September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Columns, Education, Features, Guests
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State Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Stay Alert as School Year Begins

By Staff   In North Carolina, over 14,000 school buses will be traveling our highways every day transporting children to and from school. Most motorists that meet school buses on the state’s highways actually stop as required by North Carolina law. However some do not. The results can be tragic. […]

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WS/FCS hold Amazing Summer ESCAPE Finale and Back-to-School Celebration

By Staff According to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, they will hold the Amazing Summer ESCAPE Finale and Back-to-School Celebration on Saturday, August 15 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Hanes Mall. Students who have registered and participated in Summer ESCAPE activities, as well as community and at-home-learning activities from the ASE Hotline, […]

by · August 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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SciWorks Offers GSK Science in the Summer

By Staff   Through its GSK Science in the Summer™ program, Winston-Salem’s SciWorks is offering kids the opportunity to participate in a free, one-day chemistry camp. GSK Science in the Summer™ is a free science education program sponsored by GSK that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” Through classes […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features