Category: Education

Freshman dreams: Kyle Stinson’s venture to make a difference

By Gene Galin Pittsboro, NC – I sat down with Seaforth high school student, Kyle Stinson in the school gym to have a conversation about his involvement in student advocacy, sports, and community activities. We discussed his involvement with the…

CCCC hosts successful STEM Educator Solar Institute

STEM lab at CCCC

Pittsboro, NC – Eleven educators attended the STEM Educator Solar Institute sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the CREATE Energy Center June 27-29 at Central Carolina Community College’s Chatham Main Campus in Pittsboro, N.C. Participants and the schools they…

Banning CRT won’t limit how teachers can teach

teacher asking a question to the class

By Kevin Garcia-Galindo Raleigh, NC – The way progressives have reacted to a bill limiting controversial racial school lessons should tell us everything we need to know about how they view education. House Bill 187, called the Equality in Education…

North Carolina already has school choice

By Robert Bortins Raleigh, NC – North Carolina already has robust educational choices, and families are enthusiastically enjoying those opportunities. According to a 2022 report from BESTNC.com, approximately 16% of North Carolina families attend private school or home school. Families…

10 fun projects to teach kids STEM thinking

By Burney Waring Pittsboro, NC – On Thursday, February 16 we will be having an event at 79°West in Pittsboro to share 10 fun STEM projects that you can do with kids. These are cheap projects and can be done in an…

Get ready for Spring 2023 at CCCC

Pittsboro, NC – Recover from the holidays with some life-enriching nature exploration around Chatham County through Central Carolina Community College. Join Chatham County nature-enthusiast and instructor, Andy Upshaw, for Birding Beginning and Plants, Birds, Rocks and Things in spring of…