WANTED: School Bus Drivers

CHAPEL HILL – Bus drivers are in short supply in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School district. An issue that’s been brewing under the surface for years has reached a fever pitch during the past few months…

The Real College Deadline

By now, most kids in Chapel Hill and in other quaint little towns and big cities across America have already chosen their college. Or, if they’ve decided not to attend college, they’ve joined the military or, at the very least, have planned their next big bank heist.

School Board Member Responds to NAACP Letter

Thank you for your letter and continued advocacy in support of racial equity in schools. I am keenly aware of the role race plays in unequal education inside our district and am deeply committed to learning and accessing resources that interrupt and transform systems that get in the way of student learning and thriving.

Growing a World of Support for the Young

Flan is Sophie Suberman’s favorite dessert. Suberman — a co-founder and executive director of Grow Your World, a Carrboro-based nonprofit that is a community engagement and development program for elementary and middle schoolers — was gifted with the creamy custard by the parent of two GYW youth. 

A Talk with the New Superintendent

The four priorities for new Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Superintendent Dr. Nyah Hamlett are: racial equity, school-based mental health and wellness, deeper learning and family engagement.

UNC Pushes Back In-Person Start

UNC has decided to push back the start of in-person undergraduate classes for an additional three weeks because of what Carolina Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz called “record COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in North Carolina and around the country.”

CHCCS Not Shifting Yet to Hybrid Plan

Students in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools won’t see a return to any form of in-person instruction until at least March. The city school board decided at its meeting this week not to shift to hybrid instruction in January due to worsening COVID-19 metrics as well as opposition from teachers and parents,