make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Education

NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate

READ MORE:
Average scores for public school seniors taking the SAT rose two points in 2014, but their overall scores were slightly below the national average. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday said the state's critical reading score of 499 surpassed the nation's reading score of 497. Full story...
»

Abortion, schools featured in new NC Senate ads

READ MORE:
Close to $2 million is being spent by outside groups on new television advertisements in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race - one from anti-abortion forces and another from the nation's largest teachers union. Full story...
»

UNCW receives $1M grant

READ MORE:
videoUNCW students will soar to new heights with a $1,000,000 grant to partner with the International Islamic University in Islamabad. Full story...
»

Belville plans to add more to riverwalk

READ MORE:
videoThe town of Belville held their ground breaking event for the new riverwalk addition. Belville received a grant from duke energy to put in walking trails along with an educational center. Full story...
»

Former headmaster accuses Nicholas Sparks of being racist, homophobic

READ MORE:
videoBest-selling author Nicholas Sparks is being sued by a former Jewish headmaster of his school in New Bern, who accuses him of being a homophobic, anti-Semitic racist, according to a lawsuit. Full story...
»

North Carolina considers changing grading scale

READ MORE:
North Carolina education leaders are considering changing the grading scale for high schools in the state. Full story...
»

Exceptional classrooms get special donations

READ MORE:
videoThere was a special donation Thursday for students in Brunswick County. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: School bus driver resigns amid investigation

READ MORE:
video A New Hanover County Schools bus driver has resigned amid an investigation. David Penson submitted his resignation today. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Charter Day School, Inc., state filing omits employee information

READ MORE:
videoA local charter school group's submission of records to state regulators omits a significant portion of the required information. Full story...
»

Teacher of the Week: Carla Bromstead

READ MORE:
videoThis week's Teacher of the Week started working in the classroom as a volunteer in her 20s. "As soon as I started volunteering in the classroom, I knew it was for me," said Mary C. Williams Elementary teacher Carla Bromstead. Full story...
»

Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving

READ MORE:
The first of millions of taxpayer dollars in payments have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional on several levels. Full story...
»

School bus driver suspended after incident caught on camera

READ MORE:
A New Hanover County School bus driver has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an investigation by the district of some sort of incident. Full story...
»

Deadline looms for charter schools to submit contract info

READ MORE:
Tomorrow is the deadline for charter schools to comply with a public record directive from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Full story...
»

Teacher of the Week: Wendy Fowler

READ MORE:
videoThis week we went to Whiteville to find our teacher of the week. Laughing is where teaching begins for Central Middle School teacher Wendy Fowler. Full story...
»

Douglass Academy taken off state watch list

READ MORE:
State officials have removed Douglass Academy in Wilmington's Northside from a state watch list due to increased enrollment at the charter school. Full story...
»