The Bladen County school system has money to hire teachers and teacher assistants. But it’s struggling to find people who want the job. Read more Continue reading Could pay raise help this rural NC school district find teachers? Leaders hope so
UNC Pembroke is set to get a record investment from the state budget. Chancellor Cummings says it will be “transformative” for the school.Read more Continue reading UNC Pembroke gets record investment from state, a sign of the school’s rising reputation
Dr. Robin Gary Cummings, chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, recently sat down with the Border Belt Independent to talk about what’s happening on campus and beyond.Read more Continue reading UNC Pembroke wants to ‘grow our own’ business and health care workers, chancellor says
Much of southeastern North Carolina saw a drop in population over the last decade. What does that mean, and how can the area bounce back? Read more Continue reading Broadband, entrepreneurs, faith: What would it take for rural NC to regain population?
The founder of the only military-style charter school for grades six through 12 in North Carolina says Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy is a “second chance school” for students who have struggled academically or behaviorally in traditional settings. “I’m not ever going to turn them away,” said school founder Col. Carl Lloyd. “Give me what nobody else wants and we’re going to turn them into …Read more Continue reading ‘A second chance school’ in Bladen County instills discipline in its cadets despite challenges