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It’s safe to reopen schools in counties with low COVID-19 hospitalization rates, study says

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By David N. Bass Raleigh, NC – A new national study says that it appears safe to reopen schools for in-person instruction in counties with lower rates of COVID-19 hospitalizations. The study, conducted by the National Center for Research on…

North Carolina lowers rate of teacher attrition

school teacher writing on chalk board

By Julie Havlak Raleigh, NC – Before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools, more teachers were staying in North Carolina’s classrooms. North Carolina succeeded in lowering its teacher-attrition rate, even after its budget stalemate froze teacher pay. The state lost only…