Lisa Worf traded the Midwest for Charlotte in 2006 to take a job at WFAE. She worked with public TV in Detroit and taught English in Austria before making her way to radio. Lisa graduated from University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in English.
The domestic furniture manufacturing industry collapsed when U.S. companies shifted jobs to China. But in North Carolina, a new training course teaches the skills for much needed upholsterers.
To get, and keep, students on track, teachers are trying a different method of classroom management called no-nonsense nurturing.
In the aftermath of several police shootings of unarmed black men, many police departments are holding community forums to talk to residents about policing.
There's a new cyberbullying law in North Carolina — but it's not for students who torment other students. It's one of the first of its kind that punishes students who target teachers online. Teachers groups and free speech organizations are split on what the law hopes to accomplish.