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North Carolina Public Radio broadcasts on terrestrial radio at 91.5 FM in the Chapel Hill/Raleigh/Durham area, on 88.9 FM Manteo, serving the North East outer banks and coastal communities, and on 90.9 FM from Rocky Mount serving portions of "Down East" North Carolina and Sandhills. The station also streams 24/7 online in mp3, Windows Media and Real Audio.

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After steady, if slight, growth in teaching positions through 2009, the number of positions has taken steps backward in the following seven years. ...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
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The Department of Homeland Security will proceed with an Obama Administration grant program to counter violent extremism, but UNC-Chapel Hill is a...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: :50
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UNC-Chapel Hill is waiting for the federal government to release money awarded by the Obama Administration. Nobody is sure if it will ever come.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:31
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Low end-of-grade test scores can have consequences for administrators and teachers. Districts can fire personnel at persistently low-scoring school...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: Fifth-graders at Mariam Boyd Elementary in Warrenton, North Carolina, use Chromebooks to answer questions about a story they’re reading. Their teacher, Charis Shattuck, says the technology allows her to review her students’ work in real-time and give them
North Carolina lawmakers are banking on the benefits of digital learning. Four years ago they passed legislation requiring that state funding for t...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
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State Superintendent Mark Johnson's first months leading North Carolina Public Schools has been marked by a legal battle over just how much power h...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
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Weekly piano lessons over the course of seven years could have cost Joshua’s family anywhere between $15,000 and $30,000. With help from Chapel Hil...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:53
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Jess Clark reports on the effects of state-mandated class-size reduction in kindergarten through third grade.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:24
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Governor Pat McCrory has made the rise of teacher pay a centerpiece of his bid for reelection.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: :52
Caption: The map from the DPI report shows the highest and lowest 3-year suspension rates by district.
A Department of Public Instruction report shows after seven years of progress in reducing high school dropouts, last school-year the state's dropou...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: :35
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The Trump administration wants to cut $1 billion in federal education funding for after-school programs. Many of these programs provide low-cost or...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:51
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The Miles of Smiles mobile dental clinic is operated by the New Hanover and Brunswick county health departments, it stops at 19 schools a year to s...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:58
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Corporal punishment is still a legal practice in North Carolina schools. But today there are just two districts in the state where educators still ...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 07:02
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Governor Morehead School is North Carolina’s only state residential school for the blind.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 04:15
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Last school year, Thompson enrolled her three kids in North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA)—one of the state’s two virtual charter schools. Both ha...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 04:04
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Nineteen of the state's lowest-performing schools are getting nearly $40 million in federal grants starting in January to improve student outcomes....

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: :34
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One of the lesser known provisions of the sweeping 2013 voter ID law ended voter preregistration for 16 and 17-year-olds. Now that the Fourth Circu...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:50
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Homeschooling is becoming more common, and studies suggest that military parents are more likely to homeschool their kids.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:58
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GLOW Academy is the state's first all-girls charter school. It opened its doors in Wilmington this school year and is part of a national network of...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:52
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The elementary school hallway of Magellan Charter School. Magellan has one of the highest school performance grades in the state, but it also has a...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:52