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Slamming the door on juvenile justice

Baltimore – When it comes to juvenile justice, it’s time for North Carolina to start thinking outside the box. Outside the pen, the slammer and the hoosegow, too. It’s ...
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North Carolina Child Health Report Card

The eighth edition of the North Carolina Child Health Report Card NC, compiled by staff of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, the North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute, ...
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State school response rejected

North Carolina’s educators have failed to provide a court-ordered plan that details how the state is going to provide a basic education for all children. Wake Superior Court ...
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Pageant brings out students’ best: Upcoming event at Marie G. Davis unites boys, girls alike

The girls rushed in around 11 a.m. Assistant Principal Pat Collins had spread the word earlier that morning: Ten more donated gowns were dropped off in her office. Several eighth-graders ...
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More than custodian, `Mr. Tony’ is students’ confidant

Arriving well before sunrise, Antoine Sadler is one of the few people to see Hawk Ridge Elementary School still and silent. He has to start early to keep up with cleaning Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s ...
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Schools narrow racial gap: Exam scores up in all CMS grades 3-8

The achievement gaps between black and white students narrowed this year in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, especially in elementary grades, while the district’s performance ...
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Partcipation unsatisfactory: Parental involvement has been lacking at Marie G. Davis

When Marie G. Davis Middle School teachers needed school supplies, office products giant Boise Cascade Corp. came through, dropping off a truckload of binders, paper and markers. When ...
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Life lessons also important: Students learn the value of giving back and of volunteering

The task of educating children is becoming increasingly dependent on test scores, but at a number of public and private schools across Mecklenburg County, educators are battling ...