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Digital Teaching and Learning Grants Win Approval

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Digital teaching and learning in North Carolina is getting a boost from $1.2 million in grants this year to 12 school districts and charter schools to fund innovative improvement initiatives.

DPI Forms New Partnership with Regional School District in France

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Teachers in North Carolina and France are already benefiting from a new partnership between the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and a French regional school district that aims to foster educational activities to support teaching and learning of the respective languages and cultures. 

NC Graduation Rate Continues to Climb; Gaps Narrow

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

North Carolina’s four-year cohort high school graduation rate increased to 87.6 percent with the class of 2020, up from 86.5 percent for the 2019 graduating class. Since 2006, when North Carolina first reported a cohort graduation rate – then 68.3 percent – this critical measure of student success has improved by more than 19 percentage points

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