Area educators discuss what they do when students are on break and the importance of regular time away from the classroom.
In Transylvania County, the public school district is realigning reading instruction with the science of reading, a body of decades-old research on such subjects as how kids learn to read and best instructional practices. But teacher knowledge in that science is widely varied.
Area school districts checked their state report cards, which indicated moderate gains at many local public schools. Henderson County Public Schools launched a virtual public school with district teachers to expand educational offerings and settings for any high school student in the system.