Name: Maria Monsalve
School: Broadway Elementary
Grades/subjects you teach: English as a Second Language, E.S.L. grades K-5.
Place of birth: Colombia, South America.
As salaries were frozen for yet another year, teacher turnover in North Carolina last year was the highest it has been in at least five years according to a recently released report. And in most local counties, teachers left at an even higher rate than the state average.
The work done by local and state Extension and Community Associations is commendable, said North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, and should be expanded.
Ashley Cook becomes almost poetic when she talks about restoring old automobiles.
Middle school, as hormones lead to plenty of awkwardness, sports teams become more intense and classes start getting harder, is never an easy time. Try doing it without a steady place to live.
For the second time, Northwood High School Arts Education department has received the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts School of Excellence Award.
The lawsuit four Central Carolina Community College trustees filed against the state and the college — and which has since seen the Chatham County Board of Education join the defendants — continued this past week, although the judge has yet to announce any decision.
The Lee County School Board backed a plan to place more student resource officers in elementary schools and several policy changes — including one involving guns on school grounds — during a regular meeting Tuesday night.
For most of the purple-and-gold-clad brothers of Omega Psi Phi who visited Deep River Elementary School on Wednesday, it was about community service. For Christopher Lyons, it was a homecoming of sorts.
The Lee County Education Foundation made a large step forward in local education through its Head of Class project, the Lee County Board of Education declared Tuesday — and that was only the start.
The clock is ticking for those who have started work on their General Educational Development (GED) diploma, but haven’t completed the battery of five tests required to receive it,
Under measures imposed by the state's new Common Core curriculum, only two Lee County public schools have more than 50 percent of the student body achieving "proficient" grade level scores, according to standardized test scores released Thursday.
Central Carolina Community College showed off its newest facility, the Harnett Health Sciences Center, at an Oct. 23 open house.
Harnett County citizens will vote on a quarter-cent sales tax increase Tuesday which could put more of a strain on their wallets but which supporters say will provide much-needed funds for school construction in the rapidly growing county.
“My second hometown” is how Guan Wang, new instructor for the Central Carolina Community College Confucius Classroom, has come to view Sanford since her arrival in August.
It’s not exactly like the popular teen movie “High School Musical” or the television show “Glee” — but it’s not too far off, either.
Breaking from their typical post on the sidelines — cheering their respective football teams to glory — hundreds of high school musicians will be the main attraction Saturday.
Halloween is known for people trying to frighten one another through pranks, costumes and surprises. But SanLee Middle School took a slightly different route this year, putting students through a scared-straight program about staying in school.
It’s the middle of Teen Driver Safety Week across the country, and in this area, N.C. Highway Patrol troopers are making a push both to educate teen drivers and to punish drivers of any age who might hurt teens or other schoolchildren.
A growing number of military parents want to end the age-old tradition of switching schools for their kids.
Students at Lee County High School will be putting their own dramatic spin on two classic American tales tonight and Friday in back-to-back short plays — stage adaptations of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "The Lottery."
Just after the World Series ends later this month, people in Lee County will have the chance to grant the baseball dreams of one local school.
Speaking to a room full of the Who's Who of Lee County leaders in business and politics Tuesday morning, a team of education advocates asked for money to fund Central Carolina Works, a program to steer local high school students toward free college classes.
The Lee County High School Marching Yellow Jackets have participated in two competitions this season.
Deep River Elementary, according to school administrators from the rest of Lee County, is in very good hands.