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Discovery Place, Bank of America and Duke Energy are teaming up to create a center where teachers from across the Carolinas will craft ways to inspire young scientists and engineers. The Bank of America STEM Center for Career Development will open next s
Tai-Asia Rios’ high school career culminated this spring with the typical crush of senior activities, plus one unexpected obstacle. In the middle of prom dress shopping and senior project research, she learned she and her family were being...
Tai-Asia Rios' high school career culminated this spring with the typical crush of senior activities, plus one unexpected obstacle. In the middle of prom dress shopping and senior project research, she learned she and her family were being evicted from t
WASHINGTON The number of Americans graduating from college has surged in recent years, sending the share with college degrees to a new high, federal data show. The surge follows more than two decades of slow growth in college completion, which caused the
CHAPEL HILL An always controversial debate has resurfaced among UNC system leaders – whether to enroll more out-of-state students at North Carolina's public universities. On Thursday, the UNC Board of Governors discussed whether and how to...
WASHINGTON Not many 14-year-olds know where Hurtletoot, Northern Ireland, is. “It’s a path and two farms,” says Nicole Crumpler, a rising high school freshman from Coppell, Texas, near Fort Worth. “Just a little...
Superintendent Heath Morrison announced new principals for five Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools Tuesday: Michelle Johnson, assistant principal at Billingsville Elementary, and Penny Presley, assistant principal at Winding Springs Elementary, were promoted
CLOVER The largest graduating class in the 91-year history of Clover High School received diplomas last week at Winthrop Coliseum, when over 400 students crossed the stage. The 2013 graduates have collectively been offered more than $10 million in schola
The schedule of graduation ceremonies for Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools continues Monday, and the events could have an impact on traffic. There are four commencement events scheduled at Bojangles’ Coliseum or Ovens Auditorium, with two...
Fifth in a series Morgan Zemaitis doesn't do anything halfway. She didn't just volunteer at Crisis Assistance Ministry. She created a board to get teens from multiple schools involved. She didn't just play golf. She created a winning girls' golf team at
Fourth in a series Ellen Reinecke has a tattoo on each of her wrists - “I love you” and signatures in her mother’s and father’s handwriting, copied from old birthday cards. She looks at them often. Her older sister,...
Three weeks before a former governor would announce in a report that UNC Chapel Hill’s academic fraud scandal stretched as far back as the mid-1990s, a trio of public relations experts readied Chancellor Holden Thorp as part of a four-hour...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two math-notebook pages recently authenticated as belonging to Abraham Lincoln suggest the 16th president, who was known to downplay his formal education, may have spent more time in school than usually thought. And the Illinois State Uni
Devonshire Elementary in east Charlotte will be featured on NBC's Today Show on Thursday as part of a series on race, poverty and education. The segment is scheduled to air between 8 and 10 a.m., according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Education corr
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Dallas banker Andrew Beal is upping the ante to $1 million for whoever solves a tricky problem that's been dogging mathematicians since the 1980s. The Providence, R.I.-based American Mathematical Society on Tuesday said $1 million will
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