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Corporate partnership boosts Digital Learning Day in Chatham County Schools
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
PITTSBORO — Talk about putting an exclamation point on collaboration! Educators and students all over America will place extraordinary emphasis on the power of digital teaching and learning Feb. 22 during Digital Learning Day. Digital Learning “Daily” is more like it in Chatham County Schools (CCS), where Delia DeCourcy, the
Pilot program helps eligible foster youth
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
RALEIGH — Foster youth of legal driving age and their caregivers can now be reimbursed for costs related to obtaining a driver’s license through a new pilot program. The Transportation Really is Possible (TRIP) program makes it possible for county departments of social services to submit requests for TRIP-eligible costs to be reimbursed to
Pearsontown Elementary's Andrea Petifer gets top award
Monday, February 19, 2018
In front of the entire Pearsontown Elementary family, Superintendent Pascal Mubenga surprised Andrea Petifer with the news that she was selected as the 2018 Durham Public Schools Assistant Principal of the Year. When Petifer entered the gymnasium, the (mostly) quiet kindergartners through fifth-graders exploded with cheers. After getting over the initial
Conference on sexual responsibility for teen males
Monday, February 19, 2018
RALEIGH – Several young males will have the opportunity to talk “man-to-man” about issues of sexuality as they take part in a one-day workshop. Sponsored by the Phi Lambda Educational Foundation, March of Dimes, Wake County Human Services, 4-H Youth Development, Zaxby’s (Knightdale), the Boy Scouts of America, and Mt. Zion Church of
Durham Continuum of Care providers win HUD funding
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
DURHAM – Durham projects serving the needs of people without homes have received nearly $1.3 million in grant funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care program. The City of Durham Community Development Department has been notified that HUD has awarded $1,290,365 to 11 Durham projects. The competitively
TROSA graduates prepare for new lives
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
DURHAM – By the time he had gone through eight surgeries, beginning with a back operation when he was a teen, Caleb Knox felt the strong pull of painkillers. Eventually, while attending N.C. State University, he realized he had become addicted. And later, when he started stealing from his family, he figured he was headed to jail. But only after he
Duke project to fuel innovations in early childhood development
Friday, February 2, 2018
DURHAM – A new initiative at Duke University will take a holistic approach to helping babies and young children get the best possible start in life, focusing on their physical, mental and emotional well-being, as well as their environment and community. All Babies and Children Thrive (ABC Thrive) was established by a $2 million gift from Duke alumna
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Child death stats show family members often the culprits

RALEIGH – Of nearly 500 North Carolina children who died in homicides between 2007 and

NC joins in job training initiative

RALEIGH – North Carolina's unemployment rate is now higher than the national average after

NCCU sweeps Howard

DURHAM — Junior guard Rodneysha Martin scored a game-high 24 points, sophomore forward