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Last call for Life Flight Three

Mourners from across the region attended a memorial service at Duke Chapel on Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017, for the patient and crew members who lost their lives in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8th.

Education

Profiteering off North Carolina public schools – Keith Poston

As students walked into elementary classrooms on their first day of school, here’s what some found: many classrooms for art, music and special education are gone. At some schools teachers educate students with special needs inside tiny storage closets while art, music and specials teachers push their supplies in carts from room to room – all due to an unfunded mandate from the General Assembly to lower K-3 class sizes that some districts simply can’t accommodate.

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The ABCs of charter schools

Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and private schools.