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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 11:37pm.READ MORE:
Tenure was once used as a way to reward teachers for their hard work over the course of their career in education, and now they’re being asked to give it up by 2018. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:46pm.READ MORE:
Teachers identified as the top 25 percent will be eligible for a four-year contract and a $500 annual raise each of the four years. The catch is they must voluntarily give up their tenure. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 7:25pm.READ MORE:
Students around the area missed nearly a week of school thanks to the threat and eventual arrival of snow and ice last week, but state laws about the school calendar make rescheduling that missed time a challenge for administrators. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 5:34pm.READ MORE:
Months of controversy over "The Color Purple" prompted the Brunswick County Board of Education to take a look at changing some policies. Today the board decided not to amend two policies dealing with course material for now Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 3:27pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:44am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 3:18pm.READ MORE:
A 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...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 12/11/2013 - 8:31am.READ MORE:
Alice 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...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:20pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 4:58pm.READ MORE:
The 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...