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Talking about Sex With Kids: Take the Fright Out of ‘the Talk’

If the thought of the "birds and bees" talk makes you sweat, you're not alone. But experts say it's not something you should skip.

State Test Scores Delayed until November

The N.C. Department of Instruction has delayed reporting the 2012-13 Common Core State Standard test scores to the N.C. State Board of Education until November.

Raleigh Athlete Hosts Daddy-Daughter ‘Dig-a-thon’

Bailey Dismukes of Raleigh extended her love of volleyball into planning a daddy-daughter sand volleyball tournament.

What Do N.C. Common Core Test Results Reveal?

Reports from N.C. Common Core State Standard Tests won't go out to parents until at least November. What do the results mean?

Local Teachers Recognized Internationally as ‘Emerging Leaders’

Rebecca Hite of Chapel Hill and Derrick Jordan of Pittsboro are among 25 educators recognized internationally as 'Emerging Leaders.'

Reap the Benefits of Regular Family Mealtime

Setting aside time for your family to dine together may be worth planning, especially for your children's long-term social and emotional development.

Hands-On Science Experiments Make Learning at Home Fun

Try these easy hands-on science experiments at home to keep your child excited about science.

Bookworm Recipe Celebrates Heading Back to School

To celebrate the new school year, offer this themed ltreat to kids when they come home from school.

Is Your Child's Backpack Causing Injury?

See these tips to protect your child's back from a too-heavy school backpack.

Pack a Lunch Kids Will Eat

Strike a balance between what your child wants to eat and what you want him to eat with these healthy lunch-packing tips.

Ask the Teacher: How to find the best educational app

It's more than just a game... finding an app that will teach

Cool school tools

Head back to class in style with these cool school tools

Cool Tools for School

These cool— and functional — school tools get kids excited about going back to school.

Safer Schools in North Carolina: What Parents Need to Know

Take a comprehensive look at what North Carolina schools are doing to re-examine school security procedures.

Keep Tweens Tuned into Reading

Help motivate your middle school student to read for pleasure to reap the benefits of literacy.

N.C. High School Student Makes Award-Winning Discovery

William Ge was nationally recognized for a genetic science discovery related to Alzheimer's and other similar diseases.

High School Students Practice Money Management

Budgeting simulation activities helped high school students learn about smart financial choices.

Help Students Tackle Test Anxiety

Follow this advice to ease student anxiety about test-taking and to help them prepare for exams.

Reflect on School Year Endings

Reflecting on the goodbyes that come with the end of a school year can help build your child's emotional development.

Learning Grows in Triangle School Gardens

Reading, writing and ... Rutabagas? School gardens are used as a teaching tool.

Set the Course for College Success

How to examine options and start planning early for college.

Chapel Hill Student Starts Nonprofit to Help Women

Yuyi Lee, an East Chapel Hill High school student, formed a nonprofit to help economically disadvantaged women.

Flipped Classrooms Invert Activities

More teachers are flipping their classrooms so what traditionally took place inside the classroom now happens outside the classroom, and vice versa.

Coping with an overcrowded first-grade classroom

‘My teacher hates me’ : teacher-student relationships

Teacher-student traumas are often fixable. Here are tips for a smoother school year.

Understanding the varied preschool philosophies

When choosing a preschool, consider the school's educational approach.

Navigating Teacher-Student Relationships

When a child doesn't click with an instructor, these tips can smooth the bumps for a better school year.

Helping Children With Homework

How much and what type of homework help should a parent provide?

Enloe High Students Take Action Against Alcopops

Enloe High School students Barak Biblin and Amber Smith are taking a stand against Alcopops, sweetened alcoholic beverages that look and taste like sodas and are sold in grocery and convenience stores.

Durham Teen Brightens Seniors' Lives With Art

Emma Astrike-Davis of Durham has pioneered Art for Hospice, a way that school kids can provide art to rehabilitative and hospice centers.
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