Don Hayes
ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: New Hanover Co. School superintendent exposes lack of in-house dating rules
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:59pm.

video Tonight in an ONLY ON 3 investigation, we uncover a relationship between the superintendent of New Hanover County Schools and an employee he directly supervised; a relationship that may be impacting district policy.

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School board members discuss Common Core State Standards
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:25pm.

video New Hanover County School Board Members met Tuesday to discuss a number of issues, including a resolution regarding the implementation of the new Common Core State Standards. The board was considering asking the state to pause implementation so they could further study the standards.

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Board says Common Core leaves more questions than answers
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 4:56pm.

video The beginning of the school year is just weeks away, but the New Hanover County school board is already questioning the new Common Core curriculum and how it will impact your child.

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Bill would add Bible study at NC public schools
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:55pm.

videoA new bill could allow students to study the Bible in North Carolina schools. No student would be required to take the class. It would be offered as an elective.

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New Hanover Co. school board could ask voters for $284 million
Submitted by Matt Ray on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 11:07pm.

videoVoters in New Hanover County could face another decision on a bond referendum come November. This time, it is the county schools that could be asking for as much as $284 million.

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School board releases emails after requesting confidentiality
Submitted by on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:15pm.

video New Hanover County Board of Education members were asked to keep recent emails about school safety confidential – a suggestion that appears to violate state public records law.

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New Hanover Co. school board approves pay increase for themselves
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 11:16pm.

video The pockets of New Hanover County School Board members got a little bit deeper Tuesday night. The board approved raises for every member.

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Wrightsville Beach mayor, school board chair disagree on sales tax increase plan
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 11:06pm.

videoGov. Bev Perdue’s proposed sales tax increase to help fund public education has made her unpopular with many voters. However, mayors throughout the state, including a few in our area are banning together in support of the tax increase.

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COMMISSIONER BARFIELD vs. SCHOOL BOARD: Hayes says Barfield threatened him
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 5:06pm.

New Hanover County School Board Chairman Don Hayes says County Commission Chairman Jonathan Barfield recently got in his face a threatened him about redistricting. Hayes says Barfield is now making good on that threat, trying to take control of the school board's budget.

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One day after garbage contract falls apart, New Hanover County wants to micro-manage school spending
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 9:35am.

video The New Hanover County School Board Chairman got his toes stepped on this week by the newly appointed New Hanover County Commision Chairman.

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