The final North Carolina state budget deals a $500,000 cut to UNC’s law school, which has been on alert since the Senate proposed slashing the state appropriation by 30 percent. The budget is up for a vote this week.
UNC-Chapel Hill is the third university to win the Cooke Prize for Excellence in Education Equity from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The university will use the $1 million, plus $1 million in private money, for programs for needy students.
Last week, the Durham Public Schools’ Board of Education made another in a series of moves affirming the system’s support of its immigrant students. The board unanimously adopted policy revisions designed to protect student privacy and underscore the system’s intent to buffer its students from ICE enforcement.
The Durham Public Schools Board of Education has been using a hybrid public-private mix of custodial services — mostly private — to clean Durham’s schools and is debating whether it’s best to stay with that mix, revert to all in-house work, or go solely with privatized service.
The Durham Board of Education on Thursday, June 15, approved revisions to Policy 4321-Investigations and Arrests by Law Enforcement that are designed to better protect student privacy and due process rights.
Former NC State pitcher Carlos Rodon of the Chicago White Sox pitched Friday night for the Charlotte Knights in a Triple-A game against the Durham Bulls. Recovering from a left biceps injury, Rodon pitched well for the first three innings before the Bulls hit him hard for seven runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 9-4 win.
Carlos Rodon injury rehabilitation tour stops in Durham
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Durham County Sheriff’s Office is jettisoning brown-and-tan uniforms in favor of a new look