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Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
November 23, 2015, No comments

Rutherford County charter school suspends clubs and seeks legal advice after criticism of gay-student support group. ACLU warns against discrimination.

Douglas Keskula is dean of the Western Carolina University College of Health and Human Sciences.

Partnership between WCU, hospitals could boost health care

November 9, 2015, No comments

WCU hopes an initiative to place nurse practitioners in area hospitals will promote wellness. But others say this won't fix limited access to health c ...

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WNC districts have state’s lowest teacher turnover

November 3, 2015, No comments

Teachers are leaving WNC schools at a lower rate than elsewhere. The reasons why remain elusive and may come down in part to supportive communities an ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Late-entry bill could loosen NC’s sex education standards

September 16, 2015, No comments

With final agreement on the state budget, lawmakers have pent up bills they want to get through before they go home for the year. Some of those bills ...