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NEWS ‘ROUND RALEIGH
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Foster teens North Carolina teens in foster care may continue receiving support services from their 18th to 21st birthdays through Foster Care 18 to 21, which began Jan. 1. "Many young adults in foster care are not prepared for self-sufficiency by age 18," said Wayne Black, N.C. senior director for social services and county operations. "Their life
 
Triangle MLK events
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
RALEIGH Jan. 16 11 a.m.: MLK Memorial Day March, departs from State Capitol Building 12 p.m.: Idea Generation Next – College Edition, Duke Energy Center, 2 E. South St. 5:30 p.m.: MLK Evening Musical Celebration, Duke Energy DURHAM Jan. 16: 7 a.m.: MLK Celebration Prayer Breakfast, Sheraton Imperial Hotel 10 a.m.: Unity March & Rally,
 
NCCU announces search committee for new chancellor
Friday, January 6, 2017
North Carolina Central recently announced appointments to the Chancellor’s Search Committee that will recommend a successor to late Chancellor Debra Saunders-White. The 22-member search committee includes representatives of the NCCU Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, administration and students, as well as alumni and community members. The committee
 
Durham homeless projects win HUD funding
Thursday, January 5, 2017
DURHAM – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care Program has awarded almost $1.3 million to 12 Durham projects that serve the needs of the homeless. The grants will help fund short-term rental subsidies, permanent housing and Durham’s Homeless Management Information System, which keeps records of the Bull
 
NEWS 'ROUND RALEIGH
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Foster teens North Carolina teens in foster care may continue receiving support services from their 18th to 21st birthdays through Foster Care 18 to 21, which began Jan. 1. "Many young adults in foster care are not prepared for self-sufficiency by age 18," said Wayne Black, N.C. senior director for social services and county operations. "Their life
 
DPS Student of the Month
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Camryn Smith, Northern High School When the assistant principals at Northern met to determine the school’s student of the month for November, it was a very quick meeting. Selecting senior Camryn Smith was a no-brainer. The 17-year-old is a member of the Key Club and Spanish Honor Society, and mentors fourth-grade students at Merrick-Moore Elementary
 
Greater parent involvement can help boost teacher recruitment
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Parental involvement in the classroom is a well-known strategy to boost student achievement, but according to a recent survey, 62 percent of K-12 teachers say fewer than a quarter of parents get involved in the classroom. Teachers wish to have more parents involved, especially in elementary school. When asked what would attract more qualified educators to
 
Asheville school superintendent takes CHCCS position
Thursday, December 22, 2016
CHAPEL HILL – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education voted Wednesday to approve Pamela Baldwin as the district’s new superintendent. Her targeted start date is early April. During the search process, which was administered by the North Carolina School Boards Association, the school board carefully reviewed applications and
 
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Dr. Umar Johnson

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: Concert

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Advocates for campus safety reach out to Trump Nominee

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CARY – After the holiday season, we look at our waistlines and make a resolution to lose

King holiday brings hope and wariness

Next week will be one of contradiction for many. On Monday, we will celebrate the legacy of Dr.