Parents and teachers want to keep their Mills Park school on a traditional calendar. More>>
This is the first week of school for traditional calendar students. That means it's time to readjust your schedule to accommodate extra time to pack lunches every day.
Duke University is one of the best colleges in the country, according to a new ranking by the website College Factual. More>>
NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
Wake Forest University is joining a few other campuses nationally in starting a new initiative dedicated to the well-being of students, faculty and staff that goes beyond academic performance. More>>
Three Harnett County schools will be closed Friday due to water pressure issues. More>>
New state-wide test scores released Thursday show that two-thirds of Wake County students are doing better in school now than they were two years ago when Common Core was introduced.
Stacey Franklin Jones, a management and partnerships consultant with a background in higher education leadership, was elected Thursday as the new chancellor at Elizabeth City State University. More>>
To ease overcrowding, Wake County Schools may calendar changes at four elementary schools and one middle school for the 2015-2016 school year. More>>
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University will receive a $2 million gift from the daughter of a former Sampson County teacher. More>>
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district has turned to composting to cut the amount of trash it sends to the landfill by 90 percent. More>>
Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai... More>>
As Students in our area go back to school, most will purchase a new backpack in order to carry essentials to and from school. It’s important to talk about keeping kids safe ---backpacks can result in back injury, but there are strategies to help you and your student pick the right type of backpack and use it properly, avoiding serious injury. More>>
WNCN's cameras caught drivers zooming past stopped school buses - a clear violation of North Carolina law. More>>
Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and many of them may not even realize they are breaking the law. It's an issue that has received intense attention in North Carolina, with 13 children being hit, and killed, at bus stops since 1999. One survey on March 26 of this year recorded 429 times where a driver roared past a stopped school bus in Wake County alone. In Durham County, there were 89 violations that same day and Cumberland County had a whopping 210. Johnston Coun... More>>
To mark the start of the school year, WNCN compiled a short list of some of the best K-12 dramas. More>>
The awkwardness of growing up, the perils of "fitting in" and the complicated first relationships combine for the perfect comedic recipe.
By the time school starts for the 2014-15 academic year, North Carolina will have more than 150 operating charter schools. That number has grown more than 50 percent over the last two years. More>>
Phil Sanchez discovers there are not enough counselors for students in North Carolina schools. More>>
Whether your child is preparing to meet high school requirements for college or is just interested in getting involved in an activity they enjoy, this week's installment of "Smarter Living" will look at the benefits of extracurricular activities. More>>
Wake County school cafeteria staff works year-round to provide meals for year-round students and kids in summer camp. To help workers, Phil Sanchez heads to the kitchen of Smith Magnet Elementary School. More>>
Most children who plan to attend college won't get a full-ride from scholarships and grants. But there are smart ways you can save and prepare for college costs. More>>