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NC educators meet to address school violence, other issues

Aug. 01, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

Educators from across North Carolina are gathering for four days of training on how to support young children and adolescents facing an outbreak of violence and other problems. The RISE Conference in Greensboro is sponsored by the Center for Safer Schools, part of the N.C. Department...

Hannah-Jones: Settlement to support Black faculty, students

Jul. 19, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A settlement between journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill linked to her tenure dispute in 2021 contains concessions designed to help faculty and students of color, according to her post on Twitter on Tuesday. ...

Feds to investigate Maryland State Police hiring practices

Jul. 15, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into the Maryland State Police to determine if the agency engaged in racially discriminatory hiring and promotion practices, federal prosecutors announced Friday. Word of the investigation follows a series of complaints from...