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New Hanover County School Board

School board attorney: No ban on 'Red for Ed'

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videoApparently New Hanover County teachers can still wear "Red for Ed" shirts at school. That's a reversal from less than two weeks ago when teachers were informed they could wear red, but could not wear the message "Red for Ed," which the school board said was a political statement not allowed under district policy. Full story...
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Protestors make school board see red

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As members of the New Hanover County Board of Education met for their meeting they were met by protestors who were Red for Ed. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. School District bans teachers from wearing 'Red for Ed' t-shirts

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videoTeachers in New Hanover County and elsewhere have been protesting education cuts and teacher pay by wearing red T-shirts to show their support for education. Now the New Hanover County School Board is the one seeing red and putting an end to it. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board slated to continue talks on fraternization policy

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videoThe New Hanover County School Board's Policy Committee is scheduled to continue discussions on a new fraternization policy this afternoon. The board won't admit it, but an ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION uncovered that Superintendent Tim Markley has been having a relationship with his former administrative assistant, a internal relationship that the current policy doesn't address. The board will only say that it is attempting to change the policy to better match state policy. We will have multiple reporters at this afternoon's meeting and will have live reports starting at 5:00 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: While teacher pay stays flat, 6 secretaries make more than $50k at New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoNew details in our investigation of a reported relationship between New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley and an administrative assistant he supervised. We are learning more about why she and some other administrative assistants have higher salaries than most teachers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: New Hanover Co. School superintendent exposes lack of in-house dating rules

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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. Full story...
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School board, commission discuss millions in bond money for school repairs

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video The New Hanover County School Board and County Commission met this afternoon to talk about a number of issues, including the current condition of some county schools. Commissioners and board members discussed what it will take to fix aging schools, including the possibility of hundreds of millions of dollars in bond money. Full story...
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New Hanover Schools explores policies on personal relationships among staff

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videoThe New Hanover County Schools Policy Committee is taking a look at several policies concerning personal relationships. The committee wants to prohibit personal relationships between school employees in a supervisory-subordinate relationship. Full story...
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Unpaid lunch costs latest hit on school budgets

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videoUnpaid school lunch charges have been on rise for years in New Hanover County, but now schools can no longer use federal funds to pay off those meals. Last year alone unpaid lunches cost the district about $122,000. Full story...
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School board members discuss Common Core State Standards

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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. Full story...
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Board says Common Core leaves more questions than answers

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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. Full story...
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New Hanover board considering background checks on volunteers

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Poke your head into the classrooms at Ogden Elementary School on any given day, and you’ll find them crawling with volunteers. But they don’t undergo a formal background check – something district officials in New Hanover County Schools want to change. Full story...
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StarNews: Officials unsure about ballot date for New Hanover bond referendum

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video A bond referendum to expand and renovate New Hanover County schools may take longer to appear before voters than originally thought. Full story...
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New Hanover schools to undergo safety review

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The New Hanover County Board of Education will spend up to $200,000 for a security and safety review of all 47 buildings in the district. Full story...
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County Commission looks at school security

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video New Hanover County Commissioners held their first public meeting of the New Year. The big topic of conversation law enforcement in elementary schools. The tragic incident in Newtown, CT, has our leaders taking action. Full story...
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