â€œAs classes get under way, public school students across America will form religious clubs, pray together in their free time, distribute religious literature to classmates, share their religious convictions in class discussions and in many other ways belie the myth of the â€˜godless public schools,â€™â€ Charles Haynes recently wrote.
Author: Taylor Sisk
Charter school approved
The North Carolina State Board of Education has given the go-ahead to the Howard and Lillian Lee Scholars Charter School to begin providing K-8 instruction.
Charter school a bad idea, foes say
Hardly anyone is saying the entire effort for charter schools should be scrapped.
Charter school questions unanswered
Communications with the proposed charter schoolâ€™s local board of directors and the national for-profit company that will co-manage it remain inadequate.
Working from home
Donna Campbell and Georgann Eubanks have traveled wide in documenting lives and discovering truths â€“ but North Carolinaâ€™s home.
Lee charter school awaits final approval
The state board of education held discussions regarding approval of 25 new charter schools.
Questions linger over charter school
The state board of education to decide on the Howard and Lillian Lee Scholars Charter School as one of 25 new charters across the state.
RENA community center to close
A community center on Purefoy Drive operated by the RENA has been told it must close its doors by Aug. 11.
Court upholds mental health benefits
The Supreme Courtâ€™s decision to uphold most provisions of the PPACA is good news for many previously uninsured North Carolinians.
Discovering symmetry in sound and design
â€œThink of a kaleidoscope,â€ Wes Lachot says in explaining how he sees his work, describing notes and chords and architectural blueprints.
Lee charter school awaits final approval from state advisory board
The proposed Howard and Lillian Lee Scholars Charter School given the go-ahead to enter the next stage in its approval process.
Alderman Coleman Australia bound
Carrboro Board of Aldermen member Dan Coleman has announced that he will be resigning his position early next year and relocating with his family to Australia.
Incumbent commissioners defeated
With three seats on the Orange County Board of Commissioners being contested in Tuesdayâ€™s Democratic primary, voters signaled a desire for change.
UNC researcher advances study of sport-related concussion
Bigger. Stronger. Faster. Thatâ€™s how weâ€™re building our young athletes today. More durable? Arguably, in some respects. But we havenâ€™t yet figured out how to engineer a more shock-absorbent skull.
No tax increase in proposed Carrboro budget
Carrboro Town Manager David Andrews submitted his proposed fiscal year 2012-13 budget at the board of aldermenâ€™s Tuesday night meeting, calling for no property tax-rate increase and a 3 percent raise for town employees.