Test Scores Improve as Students Return to In-Person Classes

New test results show that public school students in North Carolina are improving learning outcomes since returning to in-classroom instruction, but progress is still needed to reach pre-pandemic levels of achievement. Released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Sept. 1, the new results are the first since the 2018-2019 school year to feature […]

Gallant, Renovated Hendersonville High School is Hailed

"Bearcats — strong as a bear, quick as a cat." —HHS principal, Bobby Wilkins.

Peggy Marshall Leading the Education Foundation

The HCEF has a new leader in its 36th year of bolstering local education.

Future Teachers Eager to Impact Youths

A recent awards banquet honored teachers of the year and local education majors, bridging generations.

Blue Ridge College & WGU Expand Pathways for Education

Blue Ridge Community College students now have expanded four-year higher education pathways thanks to a new collaborative agreement with WGU North Carolina. Blue Ridge students who earn an associate’s degree in business administration, information technology, K-12 teacher education, and health professions are now able to transfer those credits and pursue a bachelor’s degree through WGU […]

Dr. John Bryant Guided HCPS Through the Pandemic

Dr. John Bryant’s last day on the job is Thursday, June 30. He proudly reflects on his past two years at the helm.

Five More Educators Enshrined in HCEF Hall of Fame

The five new inductions push Hall of Famers beyond 135 since 2003.

Students Compete in First In-Person State Event

Several North Buncombe High Black Hawk students were lauded with awards and official positions at the State Leadership Conference.

Students Honored for Anti-Drug Pledges

Students from the eight HCPS high schools and middle schools signed pledges to avoid illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Dozens of student leaders were honored at a rally.

School Choice: Conserving U$ Cash?

EdChoice Reports N.C. school choice programs save taxpayers up to $154.3 million. Less students enrolling in traditional public schools amounts to less education tax for North Carolina residents.