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Curriculum Changes

The State Board of Education voted Thursday to postpone approval of new K-12 social studies standards so that more work can be done on them to address how to-teach difficult topics such as slavery and racism.

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Idea Foundation

One of North Carolina’s leading foundations in supporting startups and entrepreneurs announced Thursday that it would start a new council to focus on the state’s Black entrepreneurship.

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Reading Tools

After a year-long controversy and a legal battle, the State Board of Education approved Thursday a list of four K-3 reading diagnostic tools that districts can choose from this year.

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UNC Task Force

The University of North Carolina held its first Racial Equity Task Force Meeting on Thursday, bringing together students and faculty to discuss where the university could improve its work in connecting with and facilitating growth for students and faculty of color.

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GOP Press Conference

The North Carolina Republican Party held a press conference at Greenville’s Convention Center Thursday morning.

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Sylva Imagery

The Sylva Town Board approved a resolution tonight that creates a policy to prohibit the use of Confederate imagery on town vehicles and property purchased after July 10.

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Neville Autopsy

“Please, I can’t breathe,” John Neville said to deputies.

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CIAA Suspension

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is the latest conference to suspend fall sports due to COVID-19.