The Wake County school board has agreed to pay $7.7 million to buy 44 acres on Little and Davis drives in Morrisville for a new school. It's not been determined what will be built, but town leaders and parents want a middle school or high school.
Durham Public Schools is changing policy to clarify that students who are victims of unwanted sexual contact are not subject to disciplinary consequences and therefore should report sexual misconduct without fear of repercussions.
UNC Chapel Hill student body president Savannah Putnam issues a public apology on Facebook, Twitter after the University of North Carolina's The Daily Tar Heel newspaper exposes tweets using racial slurs, offensive language in 2013, 2014.
North Carolina legislators are requiring schools to place high-scoring students in advanced classes. The change comes after a News & Observer and Charlotte Observer series showed many bright, low-income students were excluded from rigorous classes.
UNC Chapel Hill Professor Margaret Wiener’s course "Canine Cultures" explored the relationship between dogs and humans from an anthropology perspective.. The class visited the Ackland Art Museum and Orange County animal shelter.
North Lincoln High School receptionist Regina Ballard serenaded students on their last day of school over the intercom. She sang Etta James' "At Last" and a video of the performance went viral on Facebook.
North Carolina legislators are allowing towns to withhold approval for projects unless school systems reduce or waive the amount they'd be reimbursed for making municipal road improvements. Critics say it allows schools to be held "hostage."
A Davidson County NC teacher can go on a planned family vacation to Florida despite being on probation from a felony she pleaded guilty to in a May 2018 agreement dismissing 2017 rape and sex offense charges involving a former student.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is putting up another sign commemorating UNC-Chapel Hill's 2017 national basketball championship, this time in a spot on Interstate 40 it hopes rival N.C. State University fans find a more respectful distance from PNC Arena.
The North Carolina General Assembly backed proposal to have State Superintendent Mark Johnson recommend ways to reduce the number of tests given to students. Some teachers and parents say too many tests are given.
Dozens of educators attended a Durham County public hearing on Monday, June 11, to lobby for advisers for community schools and to express support for a Durham Public Schools request for $5 million in new money in next year's budget.
The state NAACP on Monday threatened to sue over a new North Carolina law allowing four mostly white towns in Mecklenburg County to create their own charter schools and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring voter ID at the polls.