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West Brunswick principal rescinds resignation
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 06/14/2014 - 9:25am.

videoBrock Ahrens will remain principal at West Brunswick High School after announcing a change of heart during this morning's graduation ceremony.

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FIRST ON 3: West Brunswick High School principal quits over students' graduation eligibility
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 1:42pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Brunswick Co. school board member Catherine Cooke defends traditional schedules during rant
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:43pm.

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.

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'The Color Purple' staying in Brunswick Co. Schools for now
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 5:38pm.

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.

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Schools get look at scores under new standards
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:16pm.

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.

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NC educators oppose law ending job protections
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 12:45pm.

videoSome public school teachers and school administrators are pushing back against a new North Carolina law that eliminates job protections for educators.

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Brunswick Co.'s Pruden named regional Superintendent of the Year
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 10:46am.

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.

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Senate bill would remove class size cap, cut teacher aides
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 3:24pm.

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.

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Officers to remain in Brunswick County Schools
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 8:44pm.

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.

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Board of Education gives Superintendent an A-
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 08/21/2012 - 6:20pm.

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.

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