The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University will receive a $2 million gift from the daughter of a former Sampson County teacher. More>>
The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district has turned to composting to cut the amount of trash it sends to the landfill by 90 percent. More>>
NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
The State Highway Patrol is focusing on school bus violators in North Carolina as the traditional school year begins. More>>
This is the first week of school for traditional calendar students. That means it's time to readjust your schedule to accommodate extra time to pack lunches every day.
Most classrooms in Wake County are full today, but some teaching positions remain empty heading into the school year.
Thousands of traditional calendar students headed back to class Monday, and there were a few bumps along the way in Wake County as the county launched a new bus plan. More>>
Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai... More>>
Duke University students are back in class in Durham and at a brand new campus in China. More>>
As Students in our area go back to school, most will purchase a new backpack in order to carry essentials to and from school. It’s important to talk about keeping kids safe ---backpacks can result in back injury, but there are strategies to help you and your student pick the right type of backpack and use it properly, avoiding serious injury. More>>
On a single day in North Carolina, more than 3,000 cars passed stopped school buses, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended. More>>
WNCN's cameras caught drivers zooming past stopped school buses - a clear violation of North Carolina law. More>>
Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and many of them may not even realize they are breaking the law. It's an issue that has received intense attention in North Carolina, with 13 children being hit, and killed, at bus stops since 1999. One survey on March 26 of this year recorded 429 times where a driver roared past a stopped school bus in Wake County alone. In Durham County, there were 89 violations that same day and Cumberland County had a whopping 210. Johnston Coun... More>>
The Wake County Sheriff's Office will hold an “active shooter” training exercise at Ligon GT Magnet School Friday morning. More>>
More than $720,000 is in limbo after a judge ruled that using taxpayer money to pay for private school vouchers is unconstitutional.
To mark the start of the school year, WNCN compiled a short list of some of the best K-12 dramas. More>>
Helping Hand Mission in Raleigh handed out school supplies to children of families who have fallen on hard times. More>>
The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year. More>>
Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches. More>>
Parents and students across North Carolina are preparing for traditional calendar schools to start back from summer break. That means parents will be stocking up on the necessary back to school supplies. More>>
Wake schools leaders held first discussions Tuesday concerning enrollment changes that will be necessary for the 2015-16 school year when two new high schools and an elementary school opens. More>>
The awkwardness of growing up, the perils of "fitting in" and the complicated first relationships combine for the perfect comedic recipe.
Johnston County Schools has launched new software called “EdChat” that is designed to be a simple way to give parents, teachers, staff, students and community members an outlet for ideas, concerns and praise. More>>
By the time school starts for the 2014-15 academic year, North Carolina will have more than 150 operating charter schools. That number has grown more than 50 percent over the last two years. More>>
Phil Sanchez discovers there are not enough counselors for students in North Carolina schools. More>>
Whether your child is preparing to meet high school requirements for college or is just interested in getting involved in an activity they enjoy, this week's installment of "Smarter Living" will look at the benefits of extracurricular activities. More>>
Wake County school cafeteria staff works year-round to provide meals for year-round students and kids in summer camp. To help workers, Phil Sanchez heads to the kitchen of Smith Magnet Elementary School. More>>
Most children who plan to attend college won't get a full-ride from scholarships and grants. But there are smart ways you can save and prepare for college costs. More>>