Orange County Schools

On May 1st, Durham Public Schools, Chapel Hill – Carrboro and now Orange County Schools will be closed so that teachers may rally for more funding at the state Capitol in Raleigh. Last year, 42 school districts shut down so educators could lobby lawmakers for more money. Orange County will make it a teacher workday […]

Orange County school leaders believe monitoring social media and potential threats will lead to less school shootings. Orange County Schools will use a new technology to scan social media posts in an effort to keep schools safe from a potential active shooter. The service only monitors social media posts that are public not private. Social […]

Orange County schools are seeing more displays of the Confederate flag on school grounds from apparel to decals on vehicles. Orange County school board members met yesterday with parents to talk about their concerns and many parents and students say they don’t feel safe on campuses across the county because so many students are showing up […]

  Parents of third grade students at Efland-Cheeks Elementary are upset over an uninformed lesson on homosexuality. The teacher, who is openly gay, read a book called King and King to his 3rd grade class.  The book is about a prince who defies his mom and marries a man instead of a woman.  The teacher […]

  Orange County schools are participating in the Summer Food Service Program, where they can offer meals to children without charge.