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School Budget

New Hanover Co. School Board budget committee seeks millions from county

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video Earlier this month Governor Pat McCrory said he wanted to increase pay for young teacher, and now the New Hanover County School Board could ask for millions in funding to make that possible. Full story...
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NC weighs separate oversight for charter schools

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Some North Carolina lawmakers want to take oversight of taxpayer-funded charter schools away from the state school board that runs other public schools. Full story...
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Bladen Co. school board members reportedly overspend on California trip

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video Two Bladen County School Board members reportedly over-spent more than $1,000 of tax payers' money during an out of state conference. In April, the two board members attended a national school board conference in California. According to spending records from the trip, the two spent much more than they were supposed to. Full story...
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New Hanover co. commissioners en route to control money spent in school systems

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New Hanover county commissioners are discussing a resolution that would require the school board to request permission to move any money between account. The New Hanover County school board says this proposal would hurt its accountability to effectively help its students. Full story...
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Budget slashing the focus of Brunswick County School Board meeting

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videoTuesday night was a busy one for local school boards. The meeting in Brunswick County turned out to be a sea of red brought on by a budget backlash.

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Schools still not sure how budget will impact classrooms

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videoThe beginning of school is just around the corner. Area school districts still continue to hash out what cuts to make after the state reduced millions in their funding. Millions of dollars won't be reaching our area schools, but there is no word yet on how it will impact the classroom. Full story...
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NHC school budget cuts stop short on transportation

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New Hanover County schools' budget cuts for next year include putting the brakes on some transportation options. The school board adopted the budget for the 2009-2010 school year. It reduces the transportation budget by more than $800,000. Full story...
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NHC School Board approves budget, cuts may come

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Despite not knowing how much money it will get from the state, the New Hanover County School Board Tuesday night approved its 2009-2010 budget. Board members unanimously approved the $211 million budget. But because there is not yet a finalized state budget, there may have to be some amendments down the road. Full story...
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