Black families want more for their kids and would embrace more challenging PK-12 paths to achieve it. This is evidenced in the latest Education Post poll on how parents and grandparents feel about educational standards for their kids.
Space.com asked some key astrobiologists if today’s Ebola outbreak might have any lessons for future sample-return plans from Mars. “While the Ebola situation bears no resemblance to a sample-return mission to Mars, there is a concern that the public could link the two if not properly informed,” said John Rummel, a professor of biology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.
A detailed presentation was given at the event Tuesday by Uptown Greenville Director Bianca Shoneman to bring attendees — including government officials, business owners and others — up to date on the progress in the city’s downtown area. Ron Mitchelson, interim provost at East Carolina University, also gave a presentation on the urban geography of the area.
I would like to thank Ken Wainstein and his 131-page report for confirming what many have known for years: The “Carolina Way” is the greatest joke ever told. It will be interesting to see what the UNC Board of Governors will do in light of the report. For some reason or another, I haven’t read much (if anything) from the Board of Governors regarding the improprieties and attempts to obfuscate knowledge thereof by “the flagship.”
UNC-Chapel Hill tightened rules Wednesday for official travel to the three West African nations that have been hit by the Ebola epidemic – banning such travel outright for students and requiring more layers of approval for faculty and staff.
N.C. State University plans to issue similar restrictions Thursday.