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June 14, 2019 Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces Leadership Changes
June 6, 2019 N.C. Summer Nutrition Programs Offer Free Food, Fitness and Fun for Kids
May 30, 2019 State Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces Launch of Statewide School Safety Anonymous Reporting System for 2019-20
May 24, 2019 Public Feedback Sought on Content Standards for 4th Level Mathematics Courses - Draft 2
May 22, 2019 Three NC Schools Win National Green Ribbon Honors
May 21, 2019 N.C. Student Chefs Win Regional Competition
May 10, 2019 Edgecombe County School Leader Named 2019 NC Principal of the Year
May 8, 2019 Three students from North Carolina among the 161 students recognized as the 2019 Presidential Scholars
Apr. 25, 2019 State Superintendent Mark Johnson announces new school financial transparency website showing how NC schools spend $15.8 billion annually
Apr. 12, 2019 Second-Grade Teacher in Moore County Schools Wins NC's Top Honors
Apr. 04, 2019 State Education Leaders Thank Those Who Have Supported FAST NC, the Effort to Aid Schools Affected by Hurricane Florence
Apr. 04, 2019 Public Feedback Sought On Content Standards For 4th Level Mathematics Courses
Apr. 03, 2019 Apex High Culinary Team Wins N.C. Jr. Chef Competition
Mar. 20, 2019 State Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces David Stegall as Deputy Superintendent of Innovation
Mar. 14, 2019 Six months from Florence: State Superintendent Mark Johnson salutes local education heroes, reminds North Carolinians that everything is not back to normal
Mar. 11, 2019 Students and Parents Team Up for Family Code Night
Mar. 8, 2019 Schools Honored with Breakfast Challenge Awards
Mar. 1, 2019 8 Teams Advance to Second N.C. Jr. Chef Competition Cook-Off
Mar. 1, 2019 DPI Joins Businesses for Students@Work℠ Month
Feb. 20, 2019 State Superintendent Mark Johnson announces the #NC2030 plan to make North Carolina the best place to learn and teach by 2030
Feb. 14, 2019 Wells Fargo Regional Principals of the Year Named; 8 Now Vie for State Title
Feb. 8, 2019 State Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces Leadership Additions
Feb. 8, 2019 School Bus Driver Appreciation Week is Feb. 11-15
Feb. 4, 2019 State Superintendent and NC Community College System President Proclaim February "Career Pathways Month" in North Carolina
Feb. 4, 2019 NC Regional Teachers of the Year Named; Nine Vie for State Title
Jan. 30, 2019 Sponsors Needed to Help Ensure Students Don’t Go Hungry this Summer
Jan. 15, 2019 State Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces Steps to Reduce Testing for Students in North Carolina
Jan. 15, 2019 NC Charter Schools Invited to Apply for Grant Funds Under New Initiative
Dec. 21, 2018 Schools Win Attention for Student Gains
Dec. 21, 2018 Donates $500,000 to FAST NC
Dec. 11, 2018 NC Leads in National Certified Teachers
Dec. 4, 2018 15 N.C. Summer Nutrition Programs Earn Recognition
Nov. 1, 2018 Department of Public Instruction Assists Hurricane-damaged Schools with $35 Million
Oct. 25, 2018 North Carolina 2018 High School Graduates Make Gains on SAT
Oct. 16, 2018 DPI Announces $60 Million to Hurricane-Damaged Schools
Oct. 9, 2018 Department of Public Instruction Wins Federal Grant for Pilot Program to Enhance Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Oct. 8, 2018 State Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces $141 Million in School Construction Grants to 13 Districts
Oct. 3, 2018 Department Of Public Instruction Wins Federal Grant To Expand Charter School Opportunities For Traditionally Underserved Students
Oct. 3, 2018 North Carolina Education Leaders Promote “FAST NC” Fundraising Drive to Aid NC Public Schools
Oct. 2, 2018 35 New Charter Applications Received
Approved Schools Will Open for Students in Fall 2020
Oct. 2, 2018 Eight North Carolina Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Honors
Oct. 1, 2018 Summerpalooza! Summits Scheduled; Focus on Strength in Numbers
Sept 28, 2018 State Superintendent appoints Joseph Maimone as Chief of Staff
Sept 27, 2018 Three Schools Earn Recognition as Leaders in STEM Education
Sept 17, 2018 Hurricane Florence updates from the Department of Public Instruction
Sept 17, 2018 NC Dept. Of Public Instruction announces leadership changes
Sept 5, 2018 More Than a Third of Schools Earn As and Bs in NC Accountability Reporting
Sept 4, 2018 State Superintendent Mark Johnson Declares
September School Safety Month in North Carolina
Aug 30, 2018 N.C. Dept. of Public Instruction announces additions to leadership team
Aug 27, 2018 State Superintendent Mark Johnson announces changes to help reduce testing for North Carolina's youngest students
Aug 17, 2018 N.C. K-12 Culinary Institute Helps Improve School Meals Statewide
Aug 8, 2018 Eligibility Requirements Announced for National School Lunch Program
Aug 7, 2018 All NC K-3 Classrooms Get iPads to Support Literacy Instruction
Aug 1, 2018 16 Districts Share $800,000 in Coding and Mobile App Grants
Aug 1, 2018 NC Students Shine at Leadership and Skills Conference
July 10, 2018 Hertford Driver, Pitt Technician Win NC Bus Competition