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18427
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North Carolina's public school system began with a seed sown in the Constitution of 1776, which directed the General Assembly to establish public schools. The system evolved during the next 200 years into today's intricate division of responsibilities and control among state, county governments, and local school administrative units.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Winter 1985, p21-29
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19564
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In 1815, public schools taught state geography and history interchangeably, the two subjects not yet distinguished as independent topics. Teachers would have used one of three textbooks: Guthrie's \"A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and the Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World\"; Morse's \"Geography Made Easy, Being an Abridgement of the American Universal Geography\"; or Adams' \"Geography, or A Description of the World in Three Parts.\" These texts were chosen to discuss how geography was presented to school children in the early 19th century and the development and curriculum changes a century later.
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27987
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Reverend James Reed, also known as Parson Reed, laid the foundation for public education in New Bern and North Carolina over two-hundred years ago. Reed led construction of the first chartered school in North Carolina, which eventually became the New Bern Academy.
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29325
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With nearly 124,500 full time employees, public schools are North Carolina's largest employer. Although public schools typically get the largest part of the state budget each year, the General Assembly cut the Department of Public Education's budget, eliminating new school bus funds and allotments for textbooks, supplies, and instructional materials.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 9, Sept 1991, p26, por
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30151
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The North Carolina legislature has allocated $239,442,821 for public education, including schools and colleges, for the 1951 to 1953 sessions. Total appropriations for all agencies and departments totaled $336,394,576, leaving $96,951,755 for all other operating expenses.
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30412
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The United States Supreme Court has concluded that in the field of public education, 'separate but equal' no longer has a place, and segregation of children based on color has a detrimental effect. North Carolina now faces adjustment to the new legislation with number of students in schools, training of teachers and financial obligations.
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31178
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In an annual bulletin published by the National Education Association, North Carolina drops rank from 30 to 34 among the states in a comparison of the average salary paid public school instructional personnel. Despite a massive infusion of state support to raise the average salary, the state rank droops back to where it was several years in lagging to keep up with other state salary averages.
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31195
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The idea of free public schools found favor with North Carolina legislators as early as the eighteenth century. Ordered by the Colonial General Assembly in May of 1760 during the administration of Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs in address to King George II, free public schools had a sympathetic interest early in North Carolina's history.
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31378
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Budget officials have turned to official accounting to search for questions regarding how education has fared in North Carolina over the past four years. Education spending rose less than average and education's share of the North Carolina General Fund dropped steadily , while higher education expanded laterally.
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31496
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North Carolina's public schools are seeing dramatic changes. Along with the merging of administrative units has come an increasing awareness for the elimination of school districts and district committees. Additionally, there is a substantial increase in pupil enrollment, while competition for tax dollars is putting pressure on finding funds to education children.
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36971
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Morton Academy, a schoolhouse slated for demolition, can educate generations to come about the school experience of yesteryear, thanks to the efforts of two locals. Hints of what this experience was like was offered in this article through information about the typical 19th century schoolhouse and Onslow County schoolhouses in the early 20th century.
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37380
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The North Carolina Estuarium educates schoolchildren across North Carolina and visitors from around the globe about aquatic life in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system. Its curriculum includes interactive exhibits, topics such as the biology of the blue crab and a lesson in sculpture, pictured, showing how the food chain works. This miracle on many levels has been possible since 1998 through the collaboration of donors, volunteers, elected officials, board members, and the parent organization Partnership for the Sounds.
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36301
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An educational software and e-textbook company has proven to be a maven for North Carolina’s current educational system. Promoting Discovery Educations’ endeavor is a discussion of receptivity already found among today’s students and growing receptivity among educators for their products.
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37889
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The place with distinction statewide and national began in 1891 as Women’s College. Known now as the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, its alumni have earned distinction as Pulitzer Prize winning historians, NASA astronomers, and acclaimed artists. Distinction earned from local sources came from alumni like Alice Irby. Information about Irby noted her marks of distinction such as involvement with the 1960 Woolworth’s sit-ins.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 8, Jan 2014, p54-58, 60, 62-63 Periodical Website
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38202
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Among the life lessons the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent shared straddled the boundary between personal and professional. Examples of life lessons that impacted him professional and personally: people who inspired him to go into teaching; teaching philosophies such as the importance of building a rapport with students; what it is about teaching that inspires him to still be passionate about the profession.