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Supt.: Rebranding campaign, new logo will help improve school system

Matters of promotion and marketing are, at most, a mere marginal note in a strategic plan that the Alamance-Burlington school system has recently developed. But the way that the schools...

Four-year graduation rate for ABSS reaches 87.3 percent in 2020-21

The Alamance-Burlington school system’s four-year graduation rate reached 87.3 percent for the 2020-21 school year, topping the statewide graduation rate for the first time in recent memory, based on...

New virtual homeschool, based in Graham, launching in two weeks

A new virtual homeschool that will be based in Graham and serve students in 5th through 8th grade students is scheduled to begin its inaugural school year in two...

School board votes, 6-1, how to spend $69.5 million in federal Covid funding

Simpson complains not enough being focused directly on “helping Johnny” Alamance-Burlington school board members spent the better part of an hour Monday night debating what they felt were the...

$37.5M to be spent on air quality projects at 16 schools

Alamance-Burlington school system administrators also plan to complete $37.5 million in air quality projects with a portion of the money that ABSS will receive from the three Covid-19 stimulus...

School board unanimously approves retroactive $5,000 retention bonuses

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted unanimously Monday night to award $5,000 “retention bonuses” to 32 Adapted Curriculum teachers who are currently employed with ABSS. Adapted Curriculum teachers work within the...

School board votes to raise pay for subs even more

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted unanimously Monday night to increase pay for substitute teachers by an additional $15 per day – which is on top of a similar increase...

ACC to ask county for extra $3.1M to cover cost overruns – so far...

Additions tally to 8 to 15 percent more than voters approved in 2018 Alamance Community College officials said this week that they will ask Alamance County’s commissioners next week to...

County’s fifth charter school could open by 2023

A Graham resident who previously founded six charter schools in Alamance, Orange, Chatham, and Durham counties has filed an application with the state Office of Charter Schools to open...

Founder of new charter school has decades of STEM experience, school choice advocacy

Now semi-retired and in his early 80s, Peter Morcombe, chairman of the board for a new charter school that would be located in Alamance County, has roughly half a...

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