We’ve seen graduation rates increase. We completed a comprehensive code of student conduct. We instituted universal free breakfast and increased our capacity for universal Pre-K by completing the Whitted School Project.
Forget the football duels between N.C. Central and N.C. A&T. It doesn’t matter if Howard or Hampton is the real “HU.” The biggest rivalry in the black college universe might be between Cheyney University and Lincoln University – two very old schools separated by 24 miles of U.S. 1 in the rural outskirts of Philadelphia.
Republican state Rep. Larry Pittman of Cabarrus County near Charlotte told other lawmakers that he recently met with a police officer who wants to talk with lawmakers about training school personnel and allowing them to carry guns on campus.
You can read and comment on more news from Durham and Orange counties on editor Mark Schultz’s Facebok page. (Send him a Friend request at https://www.facebook.com/mark.schultz.94043). This week Mark posted a question with a link to our story “Is moving schools’ custodial services in-house worth $800K more? Custodians think so.”