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The Children’s Home will Affiliate with the Crossnore School

By Staff Accroding to a press release sent out Wednesday, the Children’s Home Board of Trustees has approved its affiliation with The Crossnore School, a residential foster care home for children in crisis located in Crossnore, NC. The affiliation intends to create an organization that will provide highly effective trauma-informed […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Pre-K to 12
SciWorks Offers Frozen Science Fun on Saturday, January 30th

SciWorks Offers Frozen Science Fun on Saturday, January 30th

By Staff SciWorks will celebrate all things cold and frozen on Saturday, January 30th from 1:00-4:00pm during Frozen Science Fun Day. This is the second year the museum has offered this special event, and last year’s program was one of the most popular in the museum’s 50-year history, attracting nearly a […]

by · January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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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
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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
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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. […]