North Carolina public schools are rechecking student grades from the first quarter of the school year after a glitch in a state computer program caused calculation errors. It affects at least some students in nearly every school district.
Prominent business leaders such as SAS CEO Jim Goodnight want to expand enrollment in the NC Pre-K program so that it’s serving 75 percent of eligible at-risk children. They say the way it’s funded needs to change.
Mecklenburg County, NC isn’t spending enough on its parks, advocates say, and needs to hire more staff, accelerate funding for capital projects and come up with a new master plan for Charlotte and the towns.
North Carolina Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson has announced a series of changes in testing rules that could make it less stressful this year. Exams are getting shorte,r and schools won’t have to bring in proctors to monitor the tests.
In a new court filing, Republican Mark Harris asks a Wake County court to seat him in the 9th District. Lawyers for Dan McCready meanwhile asks the court to wait for the board of elections investigation to conclude.
The Justice Department official responsible for the prosecution of election crimes met with staff members of the North Carolina state board of elections about allegations of fraud in the 2016 election.
Dozens of East Carolina University backers have signed a letter in support of Chancellor Cecil Staton, calling on UNC system leaders to release his recent performance evaluation as proof that he’s doing a good job at the campus in Greenville.
Republican Mark Harris said he doesn’t expect a new election in the 9th Congressional District, even though it’s unclear when or if his November election will be certified. Congress has refused to seat him.
Siri interrupts Mecklenburg County Commissioner Trevor Fuller on Monday, December 3, 2018, during his comments after being sworn in as a commissioner for the 2018-2020 term. The interruption brought laughter throughout the chamber.