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These Students Had No Reading Books at Home

The books being read by the students in this photo were purchased with a Literacy Project Grant from NCFPSC. A school in Western North Carolina has a large population of families living in poverty who cannot afford to purchase books for … Continue reading

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One of our Newest Teacher Cadet Classes!

We are excited to present to you one of our brand new Teacher Cadet classes from Forest Hills High School in Union County! The class is taught by Mrs. Jennifer Whitley, the 2015 NC Region 6 Teacher of the Year. … Continue reading

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Professional Development Grant Makes a Difference

North Canton Elementary is in the small mountain mill town of Canton, North Carolina. The community is predominately low-income. The school cannot afford to have the Scholastic Reading Counts, a program to help students with reading. Instead, they have to … Continue reading

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Another Inspiring Grant Story …

Anson County is a low-economic community with a large population of struggling students. High school dropout rate is high and few of these students go to college or become career-ready. Teachers know that when parents are engaged in their children’s education, … Continue reading

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NCFPSC Grant News

Each year, the North Carolina Foundation for Public School Children offers a limited number of grants for projects that strengthen students and teachers. Projects must focus on one of three areas: student literacy improvement, parent involvement, and professional development for teachers. In … Continue reading

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Board of Directors News

NCFPSC wishes to thank outgoing Board of Directors Chairman, Mr. Leonardo Q. Williams, for his service and leadership. Mr. Williams served a total of six years on the board while also a full-time educator and high school band director in Durham.  … Continue reading

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We Salute Our Partners and Sponsors

Our services to North Carolina’s public school children wouldn’t be possible without the corporate underwriting and support of corporations. Because of their generosity toward our cause, we salute all of our corporate partners with our heartfelt thanks. Learn more about them here.

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2015 Champions for Children Gala

Meet the 2015 Champions for Children Honorees and view photos of our Third Annual Champions for Children’s Gala!  

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Champions for Children

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Petty was honored as a 2015 Champion for Children at our gala on April 23, 2015. Read Dr. Petty’s story … In grade school, I had four best friends—Troy, Roy, Thomas, and Paul. The five of us … Continue reading

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Online Auction Live Now!

Check out our Online Auction happening now! Auction will close 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 6. Items for bid are: – NASCAR Coca-Cola Package for 2 plus two nights lodging – UNC Tarheel’s Autographed Basketball – Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Autographed Die … Continue reading

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