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September 17, 2014, No comments

The N.C. Department of Administration announced the 11 members of the Academic Standards Review Commission on Tuesday and provided notice of its inaugural meeting.

A photo, thought to have been taken in the 1940s, of children who attended the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School.  Photo courtesy of Mars Hill University

Rural Heritage Museum to open exhibit on African Americans’ education in WNC

August 22, 2014, Comments Off

The exhibition traces the history of African Americans' education in Western North Carolina, with a particular emphasis on Madison County, from Recons ...

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

Raleigh Report: NC lawmakers poised to do … something

August 18, 2014, Comments Off

As the NC General Assembly's short session continues, debates over teaching assistant pay, local option sales tax changes and regulating crowdfunding ...

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North Carolina’s right to know shifts as legislature changes disclosure laws

August 13, 2014, Comments Off

How much are North Carolina’s citizens permitted to know about the government and corporate operations that could affect their daily lives? A slew o ...

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    Grant named UNC Asheville chancellor
    August 5, 2014, Comments Off

    Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.

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    NC has a final budget proposal. What does it mean for WNC?
    July 31, 2014, Comments Off

    With the North Carolina budget released close to midnight on Wednesday, more details are now known about the direction state lawmakers want to take spending -- including how teacher pay and Medicaid will fare in the coming year.

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    WCU launching new lifelong learning program for WNC retirees
    July 29, 2014, Comments Off

    The institute will feature weekly interactive seminars in Cullowhee and Asheville. Sessions will focus on a wide variety of topics spanning business, history, science, literature, politics and personal development.