This week, we Take 5 with Andy Bryan, the superintendent of Lee County Schools, about recently released performance grades for North Carolina schools and other matters affecting education locally.
Central Carolina Community College’s student farm on its Chatham County Campus ranks among the top 20 best college farms in America, according to Best College Reviews.
The Lee County High School Drill Team will head to Hickory this weekend to compete in the annual JROTC Fourth Brigade Best of the Best tournament for the first time in the event's five-year history.
Nursing students at Central Carolina Community College's Harnett Health Sciences Center assess a patient who has just been brought into the emergency room. A man of about six feet, the patient opens his eyes, blinks and says, “I have chest pain.”
While traditional public schools in North Carolina received letter grades earlier this month gauging their performance, Bragg Street Academy and Warren Williams Elementary School will be graded using a different formula.
Central Carolina Community College officals plan to select an architect today for the college's bond projects — the first step to completing the projects in about three years.
The Lee County Partnership for children will start accepting appointments to complete the 2015-16 N.C. Pre-Kindergarten application today; appointments will start February 24.
Brittaney Murray teaches pre-kindergarten students at Warren Williams Elementary School. This is her sixth year teaching and she has taught at both private and public schools.
The Lee County Schools superintendent highlighted district-wide efforts to ensure all students graduate high school with more than a diploma during the first of seven community meetings at B.T. Bullock Elementary School Monday night.
Central Carolina Community College was one of five schools in North Carolina to achieve a 100 percent Speed Measuring Instrument (SMI) passing achievement from the N.C. Department of Justice's Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction's announcement of School Performance Grades Thursday ruffled feathers in school districts across the state, and Lee County educators and administrators were quick to decry a grading system that reduced everything they do to a single letter.
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction has released letter grades for public schools across the state.
Lee County education and business leaders have joined those in counties around the state in criticizing the criteria the N.C. Department of Public Instruction used in assigning letter grades, which will be announced later this morning, to the state's public schools — grades that many educators expect to be low.
High school classes, new brothers and sisters, local festivals, sporting events and holiday traditions – a group of local exchange students already had lived much of the “American experience” when they had the opportunity to travel last month right to the heart of it: Washington, D.C.
Three Central Carolina Community College students and small business center clients have been awarded scholarships to attend the Institute for Emerging Issues Forum.
Chatham County Schools is asking all parents, employees and community members to share their views on the district and school-based programs and services through the 2015 Budget Priorities Survey.
This week we recognize Candace Bloedorn, who co-teaches third-graders with Heather McBurnett at Greenwood Elementary School in Sanford.
This week, we Take 5 with Dr. T.E. “Bud” Marchant, the president of Central Carolina Community College, about President Obama’s plan to make community college tuition free to some students.
George Beasley teaches reading, math, science, and social studies to fifth-graders at Tramway Elementary School.
As the use of smart phones, tablets and laptops becomes more commonplace, Lee County educators and administrators are working to strike a balance between maximizing the benefits
A graduation ceremony for Central Carolina Community College's Adult High School/General Educational Development (GED) programs honored the achievements of more than 50 students, many of whom cited the importance of hard work and perseverance.
Dillon Crockett is in his first year teaching science (currently, biology and physical science) at Southern Lee High School in Sanford.
The VFW Stanley McLeod Post 5631 has recognized several local students for their exemplary submissions in recent contests.
A unique lesson plan has won a local educator state-level recognition.