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4 months ago
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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.
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4 months ago
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NC Museum of History to host round-the-clock reading in honor of Shakespeare

The North Carolina Museum of History is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with an around-the-clock reading of his works.
Little Free Library opens at local park in Wilmington. (Photo: Helen Holt)
5 months ago
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Little Free Library opens at Wallace Park

Little Free Library opens at local park in Wilmington which is based on a ‘give a book, take a book’ system.
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9 months ago
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New Hanover High School students ‘read and ride’

New Hanover High School students are catching up on some reading while getting those intellectual juices flowing.
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1 year ago
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New Bern’s Nicholas Sparks asking readers to pick book cover

New Bern resident and famed author Nicholas Sparks is doing something different when it comes to the cover for his next novel. He's asking readers to choose the cover.
NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate
2 years ago
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NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate

Average scores for public school seniors taking the SAT rose two points in 2014, but their overall scores were slightly below the national average. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday said the state's critical reading score of 499 surpassed the nation's reading score of 497.
Five highlights on NC child health in new report
2 years ago
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Five highlights on NC child health in new report

According to a new report, children in North Carolina are healthier and better at math and reading than they were nearly a decade ago. The Kids Count report is created by the Annie E. Casey foundation, a philanthropy and research organization based in Baltimore.
Digital Bookmobile promotes eBooks at public libraries
3 years ago
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Digital Bookmobile promotes eBooks at public libraries

eBooks are all the rage nowadays. Did you know you can borrow eBooks for free from the library? Today the Digital Bookmobile visited Wilmington to teach traditional readers how to access eBooks using the latest technology.
“Read Across America” at Forest Hills Elementary
3 years ago
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“Read Across America” at Forest Hills Elementary

Tim Buckley and Cacky Catlett were among many visitors to Forest Hills Elementary who stopped to read stories to children Tuesday.
‘The Big Read’ celebrates literacy in Wilmington
4 years ago
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‘The Big Read’ celebrates literacy in Wilmington

'The Big Read' is a community wide effort to celebrate reading and re-introduce classic books to today's readers.