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Some schools required to ask parent permission to show Inauguration

In Brunswick county, a school spokeswoman says teachers were instructed to notify parents if they planned to show the Inauguration in class.
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Some North Carolina schools may cut arts, physical education

School systems say they may have to cut arts and physical education in elementary schools this fall if North Carolina lawmakers do not change plans for reducing class sizes.
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2 days ago
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University unrolls Kanye West class; is huge success

75 students are registered for "Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and Sonic Aesthetics," which began this week. There's a waiting list to get in.
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2 days ago
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UNC President says job candidates refusing to move because of HB2

Academics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.
Teacher Sarah Osborne and student Madeline Chandler talk about big trip ahead. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
3 days ago
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Local students will travel to presidential inauguration

A group of area students are traveling to Washington D.C. to see the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
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3 days ago
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Court rules Roger Bacon Academy can’t sue former Brunswick Co. Schools Superintendent

A North Carolina appeals court says a company running a string of taxpayer-funded charter schools and its founder cannot sue a former local school superintendent who criticized plans for a competing school.
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School employee fired for tweet correcting student spelling

An employee in Maryland has spoken out after she was fired for a tweet she posted from the school’s social media account, correcting a student’s spelling.
Laney HIgh School students celebrate their achievement (Photo: WWAY)
7 days ago
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All 10 Laney High School nursing students pass CNA test

Laney High School Health Science teachers announced on Friday that all 10 Laney Health Science students who tool the CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Test passed both the "written" and "skills" portions.