All posts in Children in WNC

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    3 new charter schools proposed in Asheville, Buncombe County
    March 4, 2013, Comments Off

    The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released information today on 70 new applications from organizations proposing to open a public charter school in August 2014. Among them are three that, if approved, would be located in Asheville a ...

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    How do school lunch prices across WNC compare?
    August 14, 2012, Comments Off

    Inside: A look at current school lunch prices -- and how they've increased -- in the Asheville and the 17 countywide public school systems in Western North Carolina, and the percentage of children receiving free or reduced-priced lunches.

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    School-lunch prices going up across WNC
    August 13, 2012, Comments Off

    As more kids head back to school this week -- and parents are planning their back-to-school budgets -- the cost of lunchroom meals are going up across the region.