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Brunswick Co. woman appeals school's decision to keep book

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videoA Brunswick County woman has appealed a school's decision to keep a novel she objects to in the school's curriculum. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. School Board will take time to find Pruden's replacement

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video Brunswick County's school superintendent says the coming school year will be his last. Dr. Edward Pruden told the school board about his decision last night. This announcement came right after Pruden's annual evaluation. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools superintendent leaving next summer

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Superintendent Edward Pruden announced his intentions to leave Brunswick County Schools after the 2014-2015 school year. Full story...
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West Brunswick principal rescinds resignation

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videoBrock Ahrens will remain principal at West Brunswick High School after announcing a change of heart during this morning's graduation ceremony. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: West Brunswick High School principal quits over students' graduation eligibility

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videoWest Brunswick High School's principal has resigned in an apparent dispute with school district leaders over the eligibility of students to participate in the school's graduation ceremony tomorrow. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brunswick Co. school board member Catherine Cooke defends traditional schedules during rant

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videoThere's still debate over Brunswick County Schools deciding to change school start times once again. One school board member got a little heated about the decision to switch back to a traditional schedule at a recent meeting. 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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Schools get look at scores under new standards

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videoThe results are in from last year's end-of-grade and end-of-course testing, and many schools in our area are seeing lower scores than last year. It's a trend seen across the state after a new, more rigorous curriculum was implemented last year. Full story...
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NC educators oppose law ending job protections

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videoSome public school teachers and school administrators are pushing back against a new North Carolina law that eliminates job protections for educators. Full story...
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Brunswick Co.'s Pruden named regional Superintendent of the Year

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Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden has been named the 2013-2014 Southeast Regional Superintendent of the Year. The honor is voted on by the 14 public school superintendents that comprise the Southeast Region Superintendents' Council. Full story...
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Senate bill would remove class size cap, cut teacher aides

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videoA school budget bill in the General Assembly could make things even tougher on classroom teachers, and that could mean an impact on your child's education. 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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Board of Education gives Superintendent an A-

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The Brunswick County Board of Education gave Superintendent Edward Pruden the nod of approval during his annual evaluation by offering him a 2-year contract extension. Full story...
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Brunswick County School Board holds special meeting on staggered day schedule

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video Staggered school scheduling, which started this year in Brunswick County, has cause quite a bit of controversy. Concerned parents were able to voice their opinions at a special Brunswick Couty School Board meeting Tuesday night. Full story...
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Brunswick superintendent says lottery slump will have small effect

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video Like just about everything else schools are suffering from the sagging economy, and it's a double whammy for them. Schools now are handling cuts from the state and from lottery sales. Full story...
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