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Brunswick County school board adopts new lice policy

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videoThe Brunswick County school board combed through the issue Tuesday night, and created a tougher policy on head lice. Full story...
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Educators worry new teacher pay law could be divisive

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video Teachers identified as the top 25 percent will be eligible for a four-year contract and a $500 annual raise each of the four years. The catch is they must voluntarily give up their tenure. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. School Board mulls community advisory committee

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videoMonths of controversy over "The Color Purple" prompted the Brunswick County Board of Education to take a look at changing some policies. Today the board decided not to amend two policies dealing with course material for now Full story...
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After initial confusion Brunswick Co. School Board votes to keep 'The Color Purple'

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videoA Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will stay in Brunswick County Schools despite a county commissioner's objections. After months of debate about the educational value of "The Color Purple," the school board today turned the page on the controversy, but not before their own bit of drama. Full story...
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National group weighs in on 'The Color Purple' debate

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video For the last few months the Brunswick County Board of Education has read through literature from both sides of 'The Color Purple' debate, and now a national group is chiming in with their own passage. Full story...
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'The Color Purple' staying in Brunswick Co. Schools for now

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videoThe debate over the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Color Purple" continues in Brunswick County, but so far it looks like all the debate may be much ado about nothing. Full story...
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Teachers stage walk-in protest at board meeting

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videoClose to 200 teachers squeezed into the Brunswick County School Board meeting to hold a silent protest. Full story...
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Parents, students, educators debate 'The Color Purple'

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videoBrunswick County parents, students, and educators are arguing over a chapter in the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Color Purple” that describes the rape of a young girl, and if it’s appropriate for high school students. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Board of Education approves employee bonus

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Teachers and principals in Brunswick County will soon see an increase in pay, and employees can also expect a bonus check, according to a release from a spokeswoman with the school system. Full story...
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South Brunswick High to get new Principal

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The Brunswick County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Vicky Snyder as the new principal of South Brunswick High School. The decision was made during a special meeting of the Board Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Charter school considered option for vocation school in Brunswick Co.

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video Members of the Brunswick County School Board say for years they've talked about opening a career tech charter school. Now they're looking at a different way to possibly pay for it. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former Brunswick Co. School Board member charged with stealing from PTA

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videoRay Gilbert, 46, is accused of taking money from the PTA at Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School, where he served as the organization's president, according to the school's website. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. school leaders approve change in school start times

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videoElementary school students in Brunswick county will start their school day an hour later than high school and middle school students in the 2013-14 school year. Full story...
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Brunswick teacher rallies against school performance bills

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videoThe Brunswick County Board of Education got a lesson on new bills in Raleigh that would grade schools based on performance grades. Teachers feel they would be penalized and could lose pay under the system. Full story...
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Officers to remain in Brunswick County Schools

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video The Brunswick County Board of Education approved taking $245,838 from fund balance to retain school resource officers in all elementary schools for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year. Full story...
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