All posts in Children and Families

August 18, 2015, No comments

Previously, North Carolina requires health assessments for kids entering kindergarten, but those entering the public school system at any other grade are exempt.

Click here to view the state rankings from The Annie E. Casey Foundation.

More NC children now living in poverty than in 2008

July 21, 2015, No comments

The number of children in North Carolina living in poverty has increased by 25 percent since 2008, according to a report to be released Tuesday, even ...

Screen shot 2015-05-29 at 12.07.31 AM

Buncombe schools committee votes to keep ‘The Kite Runner’ in class

June 17, 2015, No comments

Meeting to hear an appeal by Lisa Baldwin, a parent of an A.C. Reynolds High School student and former Buncombe Board of Education member, a committee ...

Buncombe County's online marriage license application

Vote Check: How the NC Senate, House voted on same-sex marriage veto override

June 15, 2015, No comments

On June 11, the North Carolina legislature voted to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of the bill allowing the state's magistrates to recuse themselves ...