Janet Cowell http://wunc.org en Durham NC's Hillside High School First To Open A Bank http://wunc.org/post/durham-ncs-hillside-high-school-first-open-bank <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Financial literacy is a growing part of the K-through-12 curriculum across the state.&nbsp; But <a href="http://www.hillside.dpsnc.net/">Hillside High School</a> in Durham has taken the charge to the next level and opened a functioning bank branch at the school.</p><p>Organizers say that students, staff, and families will be able to open accounts, as well as deposit funds to checking and savings accounts right at the Hillside branch.&nbsp; The program also provides internships and serves as a hands-on learning center for students to gain banking skills.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:53:35 +0000 Leoneda Inge 29607 at http://wunc.org Durham NC's Hillside High School First To Open A Bank Janet Cowell Faces Steve Royal in Treasurer's Race http://wunc.org/post/janet-cowell-faces-steve-royal-treasurers-race <p>On Tuesday, North Carolina voters will elect a new governor. They'll also make selections for Council of State offices. Isaac-Davy Aronson has this look at the two candidates for <a href="https://www.nctreasurer.com/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">State Treasurer</a>.<br><br><strong>&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.royalfortreasurer.com/" target="_blank">Steve Royal</a> thinks North Carolinians should be very worried.<br><br><strong>Steve Royal: "</strong>We cannot continue promising people this money in the future at the rate we are right now. It simply is not sustainable."<br> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 4146 at http://wunc.org