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North Carolina’s 2018 Juvenile Crime Rate Dips to Lowest Rate Recorded

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 11:51 AM

North Carolina’s juvenile crime rate fell to its lowest point since the state began recording juvenile crime data – 16.18 complaints per every 1,000 kids – according to the latest report from the Department of Public Safety’s Juvenile Justice section. 

Three N.C. Teachers to Receive Governor’s Educator Discovery Awards

Friday, May 31, 2019 4:26 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina Business Committee for Education announced the second round of teachers to receive the Governor’s Educator Discovery Award. Greg Eyman from Brentwood Magnet Elementary School of Engineering in Wake County, Tyreisha Jeffrey from Northern High School in Durham County and Melissa Justen from Avery’s Creek Elementary School in Buncombe County will each receive a $1,000 award to pay for professional development.

Middle School Teachers Get Hands-On Experience in STEM Careers

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 2:39 PM

On Monday, March 25, 2019, North Carolina middle school teachers will learn how to connect classroom teaching to STEM careers at the second-annual emPowering STEM Classroom to Career Conference, held at the GSK headquarters in Research Triangle Park.

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