North Carolina New Schools Project http://wunc.org en Some Schools Beating Dropout Odds http://wunc.org/post/some-schools-beating-dropout-odds <p>Schools affiliated with the non-profit North Carolina New Schools Project continue to show great promise in helping fight the state's dropout problem.<br><br><strong>Dave DeWitt:</strong> When the State School Board released dropout rates for all schools earlier this month, it was good news. According to their data, fewer students were quitting school across the state.<br> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 3258 at http://wunc.org STEM Schools On The Rise http://wunc.org/post/stem-schools-rise <p>Three new high schools that feature an innovative curriculum are up and running in North Carolina this school year. The schools focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.</p><p>The new STEM schools are the City of Medicine Academy in Durham, Craven Early College East, and Wake NC State University Early College in Raleigh.</p><p>Tony Habit is the President of the North Carolina New Schools Project.</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 19:10:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 7188 at http://wunc.org