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Brunswick County Board of Education participates in a budget workshop

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videoThe Brunswick County Board of Education met Friday to participate in a budget workshop. Board Members discussed the new 2014-2015 budget and the top 5 capital project priorities that will be presented to County Commissioners during a liaison committee next week. Full story...
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Board of Education considers change to facility naming policy

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videoThe New Hanover County Board of Education is considering making changes to their naming policies after Hoggard High School renamed it’s football stadium without asking the superintendent’s office or Board of Education. Full story...
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Area leaders to discuss school safety

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video Wilmington City Council and Brunswick County leaders hold seperate meetings today, but a common theme of school safety will be discussed at each. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools taking extra security measures

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and Board of Education continue to collaborate for the safety and security of all students and staff in light of the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Full story...
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More jurors being picked in NC murder trial

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A Raleigh man accused in the death of a member of North Carolina's State Board of Education is going on trial for his life. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. gets waiver for 180-day school year

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For the second year in a row, Brunswick County Schools has received a waiver to give it flexibility in its school calendar. The waiver from the state Board of Education lets the district keep its calendar at 180 instructional days instead of 185 for the 2012-2013 school year. Full story...
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Durham schools resist new charter, lost funds

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A proposed charter school in Durham is being opposed by local public school leaders. Full story...
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Staggered schedules mean a more balanced budget for Brunswick Co. Schools

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video At a Tuesday night meeting, The Brunswick County Board of Education decided staggered start times were the way to go. In a 3-2 vote, the board decided elementary schools will start at 7:50 a.m., middle schools will start at 8:50 a.m., and high schools will start at 8:55 a.m. Full story...
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Board of Education votes to bring back the holidays

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New Hanover County Schools changed its calendar back to the way it traditionally used to be. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: In the midst of a budget crisis, New Hanover Co. School Board renting hotel meeting rooms

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In a news release sent out earlier this week (see below), the New Hanover County Board of Education announced it would be having four specially called closed meetings over the next few weeks. But instead of having them in their building, they're happening at the Downtown Hilton. Full story...
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