‘Major leak’ in Tarboro water system closes five Edgecombe County schools

‘Major leak’ in Tarboro water system closes five Edgecombe County schools

TARBORO, N.C. — Edgecombe County Public Schools closed five schools Friday after a “major leak” in the Town of Tarboro’s water system. The district announced the closures in a post on its Facebook page. The schools are Martin Millennium Academy, Pattillo Middle School, Princeville Elementary, Stocks Elementary and Tarboro High School. The district said the day will be an optional work day for staff at the closed schools, but all other schools in the district will hold class as usual. Due to continued issues because of a major leak in the…

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Online classes to launch at St. Clair County high schools

Online classes to launch at St. Clair County high schools

St. Clair County’s seven school districts are collaborating with St. Clair County RESA and Michigan Virtual School to offer online classes to local high school students next fall through the LearnON program. LearnON is designed to be St. Clair County’s portal to online learning, said Kevin Miller, RESA’s administrative services director. The classes will be taught by local teachers and administered by local educators. “LearnON is partnering with Michigan Virtual School to give our students a better way to access online classes,” Miller said. “Most classes will be facilitated by…

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Rowan College at Burlington County student wins National Distance Learning Week Scholarship

Rowan College at Burlington County student wins National Distance Learning Week Scholarship

George N. Togba Jr., 28, of Burlington City, sees Rowan College at Burlington County’s online classes as an essential part of his success. He is the winner of RCBC’s Distance Learning scholarship, which the college and the RCBC Foundation, awarded in recognition of National Distance Learning Week in November. “Online classes offer the flexibility that many of our students need, because they are working, have families, or other commitments that may make it difficult to attend class in-person. We were proud to present this scholarship to support a student’s success…

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Rowan College At Burlington County Offers Scholarship For Long Distance Learning

Rowan College At Burlington County Offers Scholarship For Long Distance Learning

Rowan College at Burlington County is offering a scholarship to its award-winning distance education program in honor of National Distance Learning Week, which is Nov. 7-11. New or current students can use the scholarship to take a free online course during the spring 2017 semester. The scholarship is provided by the Rowan College at Burlington County Foundation. Rowan College at Burlington County’s distance education department is one of the largest among all colleges in New Jersey and currently offers 12 associate degrees and six certificates fully-online. The college’s online programs…

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