21 School Districts Receive $1.3 Million in Grant Funding to Advance Digital-Age Teaching and Learning

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The State Board of Education today approved 18 proposals through a competitive grant-program under the state’s Digital Learning Initiative. The state-funded grants support the development and dissemination of local innovative digital learning models. The goal of the grant program is to have effective digital learning practices spread across all North Carolina K-12 public schools.


NCDHHS Division of Public Health Achieves National Accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health is proud to announce its accreditation from the prestigious Public Health Accreditation Board. This achievement recognizes DPH's commitment to meeting the highest standards of public health practice and demonstrates its dedication to improving the health and well-being of the residents of North Carolina.


Governor Cooper Continues to Travel Across the State Highlighting Extreme Legislative Proposals to Dismantle Public Education in North Carolina

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Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Weaverville Primary School in Buncombe County to emphasize the dangerous impacts of extreme legislation proposed by Republican legislators that would cause public schools to lose hundreds of millions of dollars through the expansion of private school vouchers, exacerbate the state’s teacher shortage and bring political culture wars into the classrooms.


Report Proposes Changes to School Accountability System

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An advisory group of education leaders reviewing the state’s approach to assessing public schools based on A-F performance grades is proposing that several indicators be added to the state’s school accountability system to more accurately and fairly reflect school quality and student success.


Anti-Family Republican Plans Slash Funding for Critical Child Care and Early Childhood Education, Threatening North Carolina’s Record-Breaking Economic Growth

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Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Haw River Elementary School in Alamance County to emphasize the dangerous impacts of extreme legislation proposed by Republican legislators that would fail early learners, their families and businesses by failing to fund early childhood education and critical child care programs.