News: School

May. 08, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Bention tapped to fill Crowder school board seat

The Union County Board of Education unanimously selected Jim Bention Sr. to fill the vacant District 1 seat Tuesday. The vote was 8-0, with Board member John Collins recusing himself.

May. 07, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Bention tapped for District One

Jimmy Bention, Sr., a local pastor and community leader was selected to serve District 1 on the Union County Board of Education. 

May. 06, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Study: Charter schools are less well funded

North Carolina received low grades over funding disparities between charter and district schools in a recent report. 


May. 03, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Local student will address Congress on need for libraries

Marlisha Blakeney has always worked to push herself and be the best and on Tuesday, she will appear in Congress, to read an essay she wrote on the importance of libraries in the community.

May. 01, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

County schools in running for Blumey’s

Union County Public Schools is well-represented in the third annual Blumey Awards. 

Apr. 24, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Injunction halts teacher tenure law in Guilford, Durham

Guilford and Durham County Schools have a temporary reprieve from the new law where the top 25 percent of teachers can receive a bonus but lose their career status, more commonly called tenure.