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NC GOP Voucher Program Ruled Unconstitutional by Superior Court Judge

By Staff “The General Assembly fails the students of North Carolina when they are sent with public, tax-payer money to private schools that have no obligation to teach them anything. – Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood In a strongly worded decision from the bench Thursday morning, Superior Court Judge Robert […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Education, Features, Pre-K to 12
3rd Shift – Art Pope’s Jihad Against Public Education & Educators

3rd Shift – Art Pope’s Jihad Against Public Education & Educators

By Chad Nance “The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.” – President Gerald Ford An American city burns after another unarmed young black man […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 1 comment · 3rd Shift, Columns, Education, Features
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CCD’s Chad Nance Sits Down for an Interview with WFDD Radio Camp’s Alexander Gaither

  By Alexander Gaither   I met Chad for the interview on a bright, cloudless, day on the Wake Forest campus. Chad was wearing a Camel City Dispatch T-shirt, close-toed shoes, and a gigantic smile, obviously excited for the interview. I first asked him about which of his stories he […]

by · July 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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WSSU Summer Camp Combats Childhood Obesity

By Natalie Sheppard “North Carolina has the 23rd highest childhood obesity rate in the United States,” stated the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, on their website. The Alliance was founded by the American Heart Association in response to the growing rate of childhood obesity in the United States. One local program […]

by · July 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Features, WSSU
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Developing : State Senate Calandar Surprise Charter School Bill Minus Transparency & Discrimination Protections

By Staff   Sarah Ovaska with NC Policy Watch is reporting that, in a surprise move,  the NC Senate is putting a piece of legislation up to vote that will govern Charter Schools in North Carolina.  With no debate, House language has been stripped from the bill that would have […]

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Bank of America Foundation Contributes to Goodwill Youth Program

By Staff Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is pleased to announce a grant from the Bank of America Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Bank of America.  The $4,000 grant will be used to support the participation of youth in paid workplace mentoring through the eLink Youth Program. Goodwill […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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SciWorks presents Ocean Commotion Day on June 28

By Staff SciWorks is inviting their visitors “dive into the wonders and mysteries of the sea” at Ocean Commotion Day on Saturday, June 28 from 1:00-5:00pm. Interactive stations around the museum will feature activities, crafts, and demonstrations for all ages which will illustrate the ways in which the ocean shapes the […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Education in NC

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Education in NC

      By Andrew David Cox   CCD proudly introduces our latest find.  Mr. Cox will be bringing us his unique take on politics on a weekly basis, so please stop by often and we hope it, at least, makes you grin.       Andrew David Cox, from […]

by · June 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Columns, Education, Features, Guests
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How do Teachers Feel About the New NC Budget? Rage in the Tarheel State

By Staff   Editor’s note: As I mentioned in my most recent column, like Scott Walker and the ALEC crew in Wisconsin, North Carolina’s own homegrown franchise’s mantra of “Governance for the corporations and by the corporations” and their propensity to engage in the most basic thug tactics is turning us […]

by · June 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Education, Features