Education

Cooper OK's Bill Offering K-12 Students Summer School Option

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed three education bills on Friday to help address learning loss incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic and expand access to in-state tuition for military dependents whose parents were reassigned to another location.

CDC Changes School Guidance, Allowing Desks To Be Closer

Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines.

NC Education Board Wants Schools Reopened By End Of March

Top North Carolina education officials on Thursday called for all of the state’s 115 school districts to make available at least partial in-person instruction by the end of the month to any of the system’s 1.5 million students who want it.

CMS To Allow More Fans At School Sporting Events

CMS officials say on March 1st they will increase the number of spectators allowed at outdoor athletic events after Governor Cooper's newest executive order is enacted on Friday, February 26th that eases restrictions in North Carolina.

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