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21711
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W.E.B. DuBois High School was founded in 1926 as the Wake Forest Graded School and expanded to include high school in 1929. The school served African-American students until 1970, when a school integration program was established. The school was the focus of the African-American community in Wake Forest as it broadened the social and cultural capital of its students.
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21769
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This article examines printer Joseph Gales and his impact on the formation of the educational system and its reforms in early 19th century North Carolina. Gales successfully used mass media print to advance his theories and philosophies on the wider educational culture of the United States. Discussion is also given regarding the political environment of North Carolina and those who resisted Gales movement.
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24754
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School lunches are an important part of primary and secondary education in North Carolina and throughout the country. This article describes the history of school lunches in the United States at large and North Carolina specifically.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 55 Issue 1, Fall 2015, p12-13, il, por
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24791
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With a rise in the usage of devices like drones, many of the state’s community colleges are offering more training courses and degrees for students desiring to work in aviation and aerospace. Lenoir Community College, for example, recently added an associate’s degree in unmanned aircraft systems and other schools in North Carolina are following suit.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 2, February 2016, p30-32, 34, 36-41, il, por Periodical Website
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24828
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North Carolina businesses are now teaming with the state’s Community College System to train skilled workers in the fields they need. Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, for example, teaches students upholstery, pattern-making, and assembly skills to train for the furniture industry in Catawba County. Other community colleges are tailoring their programs for their respective county’s industries.
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22245
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This article provides a short biography of North Carolina Booklet contributor Professor Bruce Craven. It highlights his service to the education of North Carolina students through his position of superintendent of public schools in Elizabeth City and his contribution to the study North Carolina history, particularly Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
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22297
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This article chronicles the establishment of schools and implementation of education in North Carolina between the late 17th century and the mid-18th century.
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22477
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Although North Carolina developed long before 1860, the educational growth of the region grew slowly during the colonial period due to the slow growth of populations. However, there is evidence of efforts to foster education through the poor law and apprenticeship system which granted guardianship and tuition to many poor and orphaned children.
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