“Over the past two years, I’ve come to know James Lee III as one of the most dedicated and passionate organizers for social justice in the city of Asheville.”
What could be more important than nurturing the next generation? Public education is an essential part of our democracy, and a local board of education has one of the most important responsibilities — helping steer the educational journeys of the students in our community. Our Board of Education’s decisions affect the lives of students, parents, […]
I enthusiastically support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in our schools, but there are many issues with putting it in the location recommended by the Buncombe County school board. The school will serve only 6 percent (400) of our high school students. Why not build STEM Learning Centers in our six comprehensive high […]
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider a plan to create a new high school at its Feb. 19 meeting.
Commissioners gave final approval Aug. 21 to a personnel ordinance that doesn’t specifically include protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Buncombe County Board of Education voted unanimously Aug. 2 to direct staff to look in to consider doing an independent study of hazardous-waste contamination at the school system’s administrative offices at 175 Bingham Road — the former Square D plant.