New Hanover County School Board
Unpaid lunch costs latest hit on school budgets
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 09/12/2013 - 4:22pm.

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.

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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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New Hanover board considering background checks on volunteers
Submitted by on Fri, 04/05/2013 - 6:35am.

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.

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StarNews: Officials unsure about ballot date for New Hanover bond referendum
Submitted by on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 8:25pm.

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

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New Hanover schools to undergo safety review
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:20am.

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.

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County Commission looks at school security
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 10:33pm.

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.

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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 Commission to consider plan for deputies at more schools
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 5:17pm.

Wednesday night, the New Hanover County Board oE education called a special meeting to discuss ways to protect students. One possibility is having deputies stand guard at elementary schools. Now they need county commissioners to support the plan.

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New Hanover Co. School Board pushes for deputy in every elementary school
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 11:58pm.

videoIn light of the tragedy in Connecticut the New Hanover County Board of Education says it has received numerous questions from parents regarding school safety in the past few days. Tonight, the board called a special work session to discuss school safety.

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