Posted inChapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

It is time for the ‘Hunger Games style’ elementary after-school aftercare program signup to end

At approximately 8am today, a form will appear on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools website for elementary school after-care. The school district notes, “Space in the program is very limited and enrollment is “first come, first served.” May the odds be ever in your favor. Last year, the spots for aftercare were taken within minutes. […]

Posted inUNC

Nigel Parker: On the UNC Board of Trustee’s decision to remove funding for DEI initiatives

The UNC Chapel Hill Board of Trustees’ decision to repeal $2.3 million from all DEI initiatives and reallocate that money to the UNC police department is a betrayal of my university’s professed values. Just two weeks following the reprehensible display of police brutality against peaceful student protesters, this decision demonstrates a callous disregard for the […]

Posted inElection 2024, Elections, Orange County

Sen. Graig Meyer proposes ending runoff elections for Orange County Schools

In a bill filed yesterday in the North Carolina Senate, Senator Graig Meyer (D-Orange) proposed ending runoff elections for the Orange County Schools Board of Education. At present, the Orange County Schools Board of Education is the only elected office in the county that requires a runoff election when a candidate does not secure majority […]