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Important Announcement about Online Courses and LEARN NC.

Important Message about LEARN NC

LEARN NC is evaluating its role in the current online education environment as it relates directly to the mission of UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education (UNC-CH SOE). We plan to look at our ability to facilitate the transmission of the best research coming out of UNC-CH SOE and other campus partners to support classroom teachers across North Carolina. We will begin by evaluating our existing faculty and student involvement with various NC public schools to determine what might be useful to share with you.

Don’t worry! The lesson plans, articles, and textbooks you use and love aren’t going away. They are simply being moved into the new LEARN NC Digital Archive. While we are moving away from a focus on publishing, we know it’s important that educators have access to these kinds of resources. These resources will be preserved on our website for the foreseeable future. That said, we’re directing our resources into our newest efforts, so we won’t be adding to the archive or updating its contents. This means that as the North Carolina Standard Course of Study changes in the future, we won’t be re-aligning resources. Our full-text and tag searches should make it possible for you to find exactly what you need, regardless of standards alignment.

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“Located on the Roanoke River, the town of Halifax developed into a commercial and political center at the time of the American Revolution. During that time, the town was the scene of important political events: North Carolina’s Fourth Provincial Congress met in Halifax in the spring of 1776. On April 12 that body unanimously adopted a document later called the “Halifax Resolves,” which was the first official action by an entire colony recommending independence from England. The Fifth Provincial Congress assembled in the town late in the fall of that year, drafting and approving North Carolina’s first state constitution and appointing Richard Caswell the first governor. Cornwallis briefly occupied the town in May 1781 on his northward march toward Virginia and eventual surrender at Yorktown.”

Historic Halifax offers exhibits and display which show the history of the town. Guided tours originate at the visitor’s center. In addition to the historic buildings, the Montfort Archaeological Exhibit is also available to see. The hours of operation are Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. The site is closed on Mondays.

For information about visiting Historic Halifax, call (252) 583-7191 or send an email to halifax@ncmail.net. The hours of operation are Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.

See: Halifax, North Carolina, “Where the Spirit of Independence was Born”

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