Education

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BOE: Pender County school funding insufficient
The Pender County Board of Education has approved a resolution that the amount of money given to the board's current expense fund and capital outlay fund are not sufficient under state law. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:18pm
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Brunswick school uniform survey results in
The school uniform survey results are in and the majority of Brunswick County elementary and middle school parents are saying 'no'. Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:52pm
GLOW Camp Graduation
Nearly 50 girls graduate leadership camp
Forty-nine girls graduated from the summer leadership academy this afternoon at UNCW. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 5:16pm
Omar Currie of Efland-Cheeks Elementary School read "King & King," about two princes who fall in love, after a student was called gay and told he acted like a girl. (Photo courtesy: News & Observer)
Teacher quits after reading story of gay couple to class
A teacher has resigned after reading his third-graders a story about a gay couple, sparking controversy in a small North Carolina town. Tue, 06/16/2015 - 1:26pm
"We're the Millers" shot in and around Wilmington in the summer of 2012
Senate budget plan leaves film grant program at $10M, raises teacher pay
A budget plan from the North Carolina Senate would not increase funding for the state's film grant program. The plan unveiled in Raleigh today earmarks $10 million for film grants. Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:40pm
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FIRST ON 3: Embattled principal Norvell leaving Ashley High School for new post
After two controversial years at the helm Jackson Norvell will soon no longer be principal at Ashley High School. Sat, 06/13/2015 - 11:00am
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Attorney General talks about running for governor
"I'm deeply concerned about cuts to public education," Cooper said. "Our teacher salaries need to be higher. I am worried about wage stagnation. We've got to invest in public education, our community colleges, and our universities. I am concerned about the film tax credits and the fact that they have been cut." Fri, 06/12/2015 - 5:45pm
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Private-school voucher program on hold for NC Supreme Court
A program that uses taxpayer money for private and religious school tuition faces a second straight year of uncertainty until North Carolina's Supreme Court decides whether it's legal. Fri, 06/12/2015 - 4:25pm