Education

Ted Spring resigned as CFCC president in January 2015.
State audit critical of former CFCC president’s spending
An investigative audit of Cape Fear Community College by the Office of the State Auditor is critical of former CFCC President Ted Spring's spending, who auditors say spent more that $35,000 in discretionary funds for personal expenses. Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:15pm
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Pender Commission votes for $3M for school improvement
The Pender County Commission voted to approve a close to $3 million advance for school design work, and land acquisition. Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:21pm
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Hampstead Church members give away school supplies
School is right around the corner for many students and Hampstead Baptist Church members helped local kids get ready this weekend by providing them with school supplies. Sat, 07/25/2015 - 4:09pm
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NC court upholds taxpayer-funded grants for private schools
A divided state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Republican-backed program that spends taxpayer money on tuition for students at private and religious schools. Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:19am
CFCC students test out the boats they built as part of their coursework July 22, 2015.
CFCC boat making students show off semesters of hard work
Today was a big day for the boat building classes at CFCC, as students showed off all of their hard work. Wed, 07/22/2015 - 4:46pm
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North Carolina rolls out online physical education classes
North Carolina's Virtual Public School will be launching an online high school physical education class this fall. Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:54am
Photo of the remnants of a newly-discovered shipwreck in the seabed off of the North Carolina coast. (Source: Duke University)
Scientists find shipwreck apparently centuries old off NC
Duke University says scientists using underwater vehicles and sonar have found a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast that may date back to the American Revolution. Fri, 07/17/2015 - 1:59pm
Eric Guckian (Photo: nccharteraccelerator.org)
McCrory’s education adviser leaving to join national group
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's education adviser since 2013 is leaving the administration to join a national advocacy group focused on extending the influence of former Teach for America program members. Wed, 07/15/2015 - 9:21am