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Teacher of the Week: Carla Simon

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videoCarla Simon has only lived in the Cape Fear area for nine months, but she has already discovered a classroom of students that inspire her. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Yvonne Sacewicz

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videoAt Island Montessori Charter School Yvonne Sacewicz is one busy lady! With three grades in her classroom she finds herself doing multiple lesson plans for students so that they gain independence and remain curious and creative. Our Teacher of the Week believes her students are the world's peacemakers of the future. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Sarah Pearce

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videoSarah Pearce has an artist's heart and an educator's mind and she puts both to use at Coddington Elementary School as an English Language Arts Teacher. This weeks Teacher of the Week loves her students and teaches them to have a lifetime love of the written word. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Benji Horrell

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videoBenji Horrell, our Teacher of the Week, brings sweet music to the halls of Hoggard High School. With a performer's heart and an educator's head, Mr. Horrell is an inspiration to both past and present students. The Choral Director says performing, not teaching, is his favorite thing because that's when everyone is singing at one time and that means there are sometimes as many as 150 singers on stage. Full story...
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Forest promotes NC 'I Support Teachers' plate

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Lt. Gov. Dan Forest says the public can help boost North Carolina public school teacher compensation in the long run by requesting a specialty license plate authorized by the General Assembly this year. Full story...
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Combination classes helping Pender Co. teacher shortage

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videoMulti-age classrooms are a new experience for some students and parents, but even though it's new to them it's nothing new to the school system. Pender county school South Topsail Elementary surprised one mom at open house telling her, her daughter would be with first and second graders in the same classroom. Full story...
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Brunswick County dealing with 'mass exodus' of teachers

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videoBrunswick County dealing with 'mass exodus' of teachers. Reps say they are in no rush to fill open positions. Full story...
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NC Senate send House bargain on teacher assistants

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The North Carolina Senate has offered solutions to end the General Assembly's three-month work session and fix a problem so more teacher assistants stay employed this fall. The House must decide whether to go along. Full story...
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Ashley High School teacher turnover 'average'

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videoTurns out, turnover at Ashley High School in Wilmington is higher than WWAY was originally told. However, the number is on par with other schools in the area. Full story...
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NC House seeks average 5 percent teacher raises

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North Carolina public school teachers would get average 5 percent raises without having to give up any job protections in the budget proposal House Republicans have written. Full story...
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