K-12 Education COVID-19 Resources

Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools

Public Health Guidance

Opening Public Schools in North Carolina

Key safety precautions for opening public schools to protect the health of students, teachers, staff and families. 

View Precautions for Opening Schools

Light Our Way Forward

Information about how the N.C. Department of Public Instruction plans to implement public health guidance in public schools across the state.

Light Our Way Forward

Public Instruction Resources

Parental resources on remote learning and meals available for children. Guidance for school systems on accountability, academics and more.

Resources for Parents, Educators & Schools

Remote Learning

Instructional resources, online pedagogy considerations, resources for leadership and other information.

Remote Learning Resources

Parent Resources for Children (Birth to Grade  2)

Food Assistance

Text FOODNC to 877-877 to find local sites offering free meals. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.  Or use No Kid Hungry North Carolina’s interactive map, which is updated daily.

Find Free Meals

Internet Access

New and existing free or affordable service offerings, including free public wireless access points, across North Carolina.

Broadband: Access to the Internet


Tips to help avoid scams and protect personal and sensitive information while using email, social media and the internet.

Online Safety Tips for Teens

Avoiding Coronavirus Online Scams