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Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick superintendent says lottery slump will have small effect

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video Like just about everything else schools are suffering from the sagging economy, and it's a double whammy for them. Schools now are handling cuts from the state and from lottery sales. Full story...
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Update: Students arrested for bomb threat at Brunswick County Academy

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With assistance from the surveillance cameras on the school grounds and thorough investigation, five students were arrested. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools announce two-hour delay for Tuesday

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All the rain yesterday and today and the ensuing flooding has caused Brunswick County Schools to announce a two-hour delay for Tuesday morning. The delay affects all students, faculty and staff. Full story...
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Schools release AYP results

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It's report card time for the public school systems in North Carolina. The state Department of Public Instruction released the preliminary results for Adequate Yearly Progress today for the 2009-2010 school year. Full story...
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School superintendents start new jobs

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Today was the first day on the job for a couple of school superintendents. Brunswick County's Edward Pruden officially worked his first day. New Hanover County's interim superintendent also started work today. Full story...
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Board approves Leland MS uniforms

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Leland Middle School students won't have to worry about what the hottest fashions are for the next school year. Starting in the fall, they will wear uniforms. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. hires superintendent

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video After a nationwide search that began when Katie McGee resigned in January, the Brunswick County School Board Thursday evening hired Ed Pruden to be its new superintendent. Full story...
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McGee ready to move on as tenure ends

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Katie McGee's decision to leave came after the School Board decided last fall not to renew her contract, which was to expire this summer. Full story...
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McGee leaving Brunswick County schools earlier than expected

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The Board decided last fall not to renew McGee's contract. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. teacher charged with sex with student

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested a teacher at Brunswick County Academy for sex crimes against a student. Leah Gayle Shipman, 39, of Leland is charged with sexual offense with a student, statutory rape and taking indecent liberties with a student.

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Survey gives school board feedback in superintendent search

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video More than 600 people filled out an online survey to give feedback as the board searches for a new leader for the district. Full story...
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Brunswick County looking for input on new superintendent

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videoA school superintendent is not elected by voters, but you can still have a say in who fills that role; at least that's the case in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Parents protest decision not to air Obama's speech live on Tuesday

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videoKids in Brunswick County had the day off from school, but that didn't keep many parents and even some teachers from showing up at the school district offices Monday afternoon. They were there to protest the decision not to air President Obama's speech in school tomorrow. Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Sex ed choices could be available for parents

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State lawmakers want to give parents more input in the classroom when it comes to sex education. A bill making its way through the state legislature would give parents the option of their children learning about sex beyond the current abstinence-only curriculum. Full story...
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