Immigrant and refugee students work ahead in summer program, learning about butterflies
Video: A summer program, the English as a Second Language Newcomer Academy, is helping new immigrant and refugee students learn English and prepare them to tackle the coursework they’ll facing in the upcoming school year. One group at Lakewood Ele
Students from high schools across Chapel Hill and Carrboro walked out of school and marched up to 4.6 miles to Franklin St.'s Peace and Justice Plaza for an anti-gun violence rally on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting.
Students from East Chapel Hill High School march down N. Lakeshore Dr. in Chapel Hill as they participate in National Walkout Day on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shootings on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Githens Middle School students walked out of class Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Durham, NC to protest the school shootings in Florida. The students sat quietly in the parking lot for about 17 minutes before returning to class.
Indi Cowie, a soccer freestyle sensation, performed with members of Dorrance Dance, a tap dance company based out of New York City, during a collaborative pop up show in Davis Library at UNC on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The performance was part of a week-
Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka's speech at UNC Monday night, Nov. 13, 2017 draws protesters including Deborah Friedman, of Durham, arguing with Andrew Curley, a post doc in geography at UNC about Israel and Palestine.
Activists leading protests at UNC-Chapel Hill about Silent Sam confront UNC police officer Hector Borges, who had been previously been undercover posing as an auto mechanic sympathetic to their cause in an apparent effort to keep tabs on what they
Several dozen protesters held small signs demanding the removal of the Confederate 'Silent Sam' statue from the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony in Chapel Hill on Oct. 12, 2017. Governor Roy Cooper and UNC Chan
A memorial service in Duke Chapel for pilot Jeff Burke, flight nurses Kris Harrison and Crystal Sollinger, and patient Mary Bartlett remembers the lives and contributions of the victims of the crash of a Duke Lifeflight helicopter Sept. 8, 2017.
Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and pri