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By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
CHARLOTTE — A divided North Carolina city council narrowly approved a bid Monday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, a decision that followed nearly two hours of comments pro and con from local residents and council members. After a public discussion period with more than 100 speakers and nearly one hour of debate among themselves, the
 
Affirmative action may feel riskier for colleges
Monday, July 9, 2018
Colleges and universities committed to using race as one of many considerations in creating a diverse student body are likely to be a lot more concerned about the risks now that the White House has announced a rollback of guidelines issued by the prior administration. That’s the prediction of some education experts as institutions continue to react
 
Prospective teachers more likely to view black faces as angry
Thursday, July 5, 2018
A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of black adults as angry compared to the faces of white adults. Similarly, the study participants viewed the behavior of black children as more hostile than the behavior of white children. “Black students experience more suspensions, expulsions and
 

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Fraud Prevention 101

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Emerging Artists Program

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Just say ‘no’ to 6 NC amendments

The easiest way to push back against North Carolina’s rogue General Assembly is to vote

10th Eagle signs pro baseball contract

The CIAA now has a sports network. The conference office has partnered with Blue Frame

Another round of ACA navigator funding cuts

The Trump administration's decision last week to slash funding to nonprofit groups that help