coronavirus

Duke University to require student COVID-19 vaccinations

Students must be vaccinated before they can enroll in fall classes. Accommodations will be permitted for medical and religious exemptions. DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University will require all new and returning students to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination before they can enroll in Fall 2021 semester classes, Duke University President Vincent Price announced in an open letter Friday evening.…
coronavirus

Colleges, universities decide whether to require COVID-19 vaccine

Some universities are requiring students to show proof of vaccine to return in the fall, while others are strongly encouraging it. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Colleges and universities across the country and in the Charlotte area are making decisions about whether they will require the COVID-19 vaccine when students return for the fall 2021 semester.…
Education

Union County schools apologizing for assignment featuring pro-slavery hashtag

Waxhaw Elementary School students were asked to roleplay as civil war era individuals. WAXHAW, N.C. — The Union County School District is apologizing for an elementary school assignment that led to the creation of the fictional, pro-slavery hashtag. During the assignment at Waxhaw Elementary School, students were asked to roleplay as individuals from the civil war era but given the usage of modern technology.…