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ECU to create laboratory school with Pitt County Schools

East Carolina University is one of eight UNC system schools identified to create and operate a laboratory school to help under-achieving elementary students perform better. UNC President Margaret Spellings announced Nov. 1 that ECU along with Appalachian State University, North Carolina Central University, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Pembroke, UNC-Wilmington and Western Carolina University are candidates to establish and operate laboratory schools. The system has 15 institutions that offer educator-preparation programs. ECU has proactively prepared by initiating talks about a partnership with the Pitt County Schools to meet Continue reading →