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South Brunswick HS student in custody after allegedly making threat of mass violence at school

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video A high school student is in custody after allegedly making threats about an act of mass violence at a Brunswick County School. Court documents show Tevin Devon Lee, 18, is charged with one count of false report of mass violence on educational property. Full story...
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EDITORIAL: Savvy companies can use NC charter school laws to pocket millions

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Brunswick County Public Schools' Jessica Swencki published an editorial in this morning’s Raleigh’s News & Observer in which she explains what’s really driving a large and growing segment of the charter school movement: private, for-profit companies out to milk the public coffers. Full story...
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After initial confusion Brunswick Co. School Board votes to keep 'The Color Purple'

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videoA Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will stay in Brunswick County Schools despite a county commissioner's objections. After months of debate about the educational value of "The Color Purple," the school board today turned the page on the controversy, but not before their own bit of drama. Full story...
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'The Color Purple' to stay on shelves in Brunswick Co. following formal challenge

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videoAlice Walker's "The Color Purple" will stay in the curriculum and on the shelves in Brunswick County Schools following a formal challenge of the novel. Full story...
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Year after Sandy Hook shooting, local schools getting money for SROs

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video New Hanover and Brunswick County Schools should soon get state money for more resource officers. It's part of $7 million legislators allocated in this year's state budget. Counties must match one dollar for every two from the state. Full story...
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As penalties toughen, Brunswick Co. cracks down on passing stopped school buses

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videoThe ticket for passing a stopped school bus in North Carolina is now more than double the old penalty. State officials say since 1998, 13 students have died in North Carolina after someone ignored the stop lights at a bus stop. Full story...
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'The Color Purple' staying in Brunswick Co. Schools for now

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videoThe debate over the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Color Purple" continues in Brunswick County, but so far it looks like all the debate may be much ado about nothing. Full story...
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Schools get look at scores under new standards

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videoThe results are in from last year's end-of-grade and end-of-course testing, and many schools in our area are seeing lower scores than last year. It's a trend seen across the state after a new, more rigorous curriculum was implemented last year. Full story...
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Teachers stage walk-in protest at board meeting

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videoClose to 200 teachers squeezed into the Brunswick County School Board meeting to hold a silent protest. Full story...
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Parents, students, educators debate 'The Color Purple'

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videoBrunswick County parents, students, and educators are arguing over a chapter in the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Color Purple” that describes the rape of a young girl, and if it’s appropriate for high school students. Full story...
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Students back in class after boiler room fire at South Brunswick High School

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videoStudents have returned to class at South Brunswick High School after a small fire. Firefighters say when they arrived, they saw black smoke coming from the building in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shake-up at Roger Bacon Academy

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According to multiple sources, Mark Cramer, headmaster and CEO of the Roger Bacon Academy was recently terminated. We called the academy twice to ask if they could confirm his departure and to talk with founder Baker Mitchell. Office Manager Jill Applewhite hung up on us twice. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kelly Feamster

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videoSeveral Brunswick County parents took the time to nominate one teacher for her exceptional work...with exceptional children. Mrs. Kelly Feamster works with kids with special needs, particularly children with autism. Full story...
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South Brunswick teacher cleared of animal cruelty charges

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videoA high school teacher charged with cruelty to animals has been found not guilty, according to court documents. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Laura Moffitt

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videoWe all have a teacher who stands out when we look back on our childhood, and we're sure students won't forget this fourth grade teacher, because they're the ones who nominated her. Full story...
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