WUNC

StationAccount image

North Carolina Public Radio broadcasts on terrestrial radio at 91.5 FM in the Chapel Hill/Raleigh/Durham area, on 88.9 FM Manteo, serving the North East outer banks and coastal communities, and on 90.9 FM from Rocky Mount serving portions of "Down East" North Carolina and Sandhills. The station also streams 24/7 online in mp3, Windows Media and Real Audio.

Series

Caption: PRX default Series image
42 Pieces

WUNC's American Graduate Project is part of a nationwide public media conversation about the dropout crisis.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Aug 15, 2012
Series image
11 Pieces

Free! - Ten part series about challenges facing a public high school in North Carolina.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012
Series image
14 Pieces

The North Carolina Teacher Project is a year-long look at the teaching profession, told through in-depth feature stories, comprehensive policy discussions on The State of Things, intimate conversations between students and teachers, and multimedia presentations.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Dec 03, 2013
Caption: PRX default Series image
6 Pieces

Documentary series on the impact of NCLB and high stakes testing at one high school

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Jan 20, 2008
Caption: PRX default Series image
11 Pieces

Various Fundraiser pieces

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2004
Caption: 2014 Teen Reporters, Credit: Carol Jackson
5 Pieces

Every summer, WUNC mentors high school students who are aspiring journalists. This is a collection of their best stories.

  • From: WUNC
  • Updated: Feb 02, 2015

Latest Pieces

Piece image
The elementary school hallway of Magellan Charter School. Magellan has one of the highest school performance grades in the state, but it also has a...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Newly hired teachers and staff at a 2015 orientation for Wake County Public Schools. Small rural districts find it difficult to compete with Wake C...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: :35
Caption: Guilford County fourth grade math teacher Diana Watson scopes out the shelves of donated markers and highlighters at the Guilford County Teacher Supply Warehouse., Credit: Jess Clark, WUNC
Recent national surveys from the National School Supply and Equipment Association show teachers spend an average of $500 to nearly $1,000 a year ou...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:49
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Proposed budgets sets aside $10 million in bonuses for third-grade reading teachers whose student growth scores are in the top 25 percent of the s...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
Piece image
Senate Republicans have a plan to grow a large reserve fund for the Opportunity Scholarship Program.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:54
Caption: Police arrested 14 educators who refused to leave the intersection., Credit: Jess Clark, WUNC
Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Raleigh to demand increased funding for public schools and expanded Medicaid. Police arrested fourteen te...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: :40
Piece image
Reductions in state funding have forced school districts across the state to cut millions from their budgets. But parents, employees and activists ...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Rep. Rob Bryan (R-Mecklenburg), Credit: NC General Assembly
In 2012, Tennessee lawmakers took a few of the state’s lowest-performing schools and put them in an "Achievement School District" (ASD). ASD school...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
Caption: Thomasville sophomore Denise Dominguez takes AP music theory, one of the hardest AP classes., Credit: Jess Clark, WUNC
Not every student has equal access to AP classes, especially in rural districts. We take a loot at how Thomasville City Schools, a small district i...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
Caption: Lead teacher Amy Brewer goes over a Math lesson at Concord Middle School in Cabarrus County., Credit: Reema Khrais
Reema Khrais reports on how teacher retention issues impact low-performing schools.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 04:01