Category: Education

Creation of Equity Executive Director position costs Chatham County Schools handsomely

By Bea Wunston Pittsboro, NC – Last year, Chatham County Schools instituted a new district-level director position, to be known as the “Equity Executive Director.” On June 7, 2021, the Chatham County Board of Education approved the creation of this…

Chatham County Schools mandates Critical Race Theory training

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By Bea Wunston Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Schools recently implemented a required 2-day “white privilege” training for senior administrators, and a mandatory 2.5 hour equity training for all teachers and counselors. Compulsory racially-focused training takes center stage, under the…

Mountaire announces $80,000 in scholarship funds available 

Millsboro, Del. – Mountaire Farms, the country’s fourth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply is June 6, 2022.  “This is another great…

If you are thinking of homeschooling next year

By Bea Lee Pittsboro, NC – If any of you are thinking of homeschooling your child(ren) next year, I highly recommend Sonlight’s curriculum. I started my kids with it in the fall of 2020 and just love it! It’s a Christian literature-based…

It’s time for a Parent’s Bill of Rights

Top 10 rights every parent deserves By Kelly Mann Raleigh, NC – As displayed across the country parents are feeling unheard, that their choices within schools are infringed upon and most importantly that students’ basic educational needs are not met.  Do…

Apply for Chatham SPARK program by January 31 deadline

Siler City, NC – The Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center, Chatham Chamber of Commerce, and Mountaire Farms have partnered on a new entrepreneur-development program that will introduce prospective and new business owners in Chatham County to the concepts…