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  • Study: Schools with the most autonomy do best for students

    By William Flanders

  • TJCA senior Wallace rises to the challenge

    By Elise Franco Posted Jun. 1, 2016 at 4:46 PM   T.J. Wallace said two things helped to shape the person he is and who he hopes to become: His education at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy and his mother.   The senior at TJCA is just days away from graduation and said moving out […]

  • Iredell officials continue debate of charter school funding bill

    By Heather Barfield   A public schools advocate recently urged Iredell-Statesville Board of Education members to take action against a proposed state bill that calls for more traditional public school funds to go towards charter schools.   James Hogan spoke at this month’s school board meeting to persuade board members to meet with state […]

  • Secret to school success? Clear mission, relentless focus

    BY PAMELA BLIZZARD   I used to say that I am a charter school founder but not necessarily a charter school supporter. My first experience in charter schools was opening Raleigh Charter High School, and the wonderful education that goes on there taught me that it was the quality of the education that was important, […]

  • Winstead earns West Point admission, scholarship

    Roxboro Community School (RCS) Senior Collin Winstead will make school history this fall when he enters prep school for West Point admission.   This is the first such honor for a RCS student.   West Point Association of Graduates offers scholarships to only one percent of qualified candidates.   Winstead was one of the 35 […]

  • Durham Teens Get Education on Health Advocacy

    Any given day at the North Carolina General Assembly finds groups of schoolchildren lined up outside the glass double doors waiting for tours and to sit in the gallery to watch lawmakers in the afternoons.   But a group of 41 kids from a charter high school in Durham actually jumped into the task of […]