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Students from Durham Public Schools’ Northern High School won the 2024 Southeast Jr. Chef Competition with their Crispy Taquitos with Chipotle Sauce recipe.

Dishita Agarwal, a senior at The Early College at Guilford (Guilford County Schools), was named a U.S. Presidential Scholar today, as well as Charlotte private school student Jacob Elijah Chen. The students are among 161 recipients recognized nationally for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.

Burke County Public Schools’ (BCPS) Dr. Melanie Honeycutt was named the 2024 North Carolina Technology Director of the Year in March at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) conference in Raleigh.

More than 102,000 educators across North Carolina shared their opinions in this year’s Teacher Working Conditions Survey, and more than 90% of them indicated that they believe their school is a good place to work and learn.

Heather Smith, a Haywood County Schools math teacher, is the 2024 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made at a ceremony honoring Smith and eight other regional finalists today at the Umstead Hotel in Cary.

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Twenty North Carolina public school units (PSUs) will benefit from nearly $1 million dollars in grants intended to expand and enrich Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. The Increasing Engagement in STEM grants, included in the most recent budget by the General Assembly, provide funds to PSUs to engage grades 6-8 students in experiential STEM education programs.

Three high school teams competed as finalists in the annual North Carolina Jr. Chef Competition to create unique school lunch entrée recipes – and today one was crowned the winner.

A new toolkit is now available to align North Carolina’s rapidly changing workforce with the K-12 public education system.