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UNCW hosts education summit

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The University of North Carolina at Wilmington was the site for a rather weighty summit on education Wednesday -- a summit that included the public. Full story...
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Crowded Brunswick County school to get relief

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Belville Elementary will be getting eight additional classrooms by August 2008. The school board voted unanimously in favor of the new classrooms as well as site improvements. Full story...
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10 students injured in Gastonia school bus accident

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Authorities say 10 students were injured after their school bus collided with two vehicles in Gastonia. Full story...
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Fourth grader caught with handgun at school in Charlotte

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a fourth-grader was caught today at school with a gun in his waistband and two bullets in his hand. Full story...
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3 teens arrested in Pender High School fire

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Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire that caused property damage on the Pender High School campus back in early August. Full story...
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Locals remember 9/11 attacks

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videoPeople around the country and here at home are remembering the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Outside Randall Library the college Republicans have placed 3,000 flags in remembrance. This was just one way people are showing support Tuesday. Full story...
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Parents concerned about children's bus stop safety

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videoParents have some serious safety concerns over what goes on at one local school bus stop. They say since school started the bus has been at least 15 minutes late every day, leaving their children standing on the corner. They say their kids have been approached by drug dealers and people looking for sex. Full story...
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Mixed test score results for North Carolina students

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North Carolina education leaders say nearly 72 percent of the state's public schools met or exceeded growth targets during the 2006-2007 school year. Full story...
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Association donates school supplies

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Some New Hanover County students will soon get some new supplies for school. That's thanks to the New Hanover County Foster Parent Association. Full story...
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Brunswick County School Board facing new lawsuit

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The Brunswick County School Board is facing a lawsuit from another set of parents concerned about an educator's behavior. Full story...
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UNCW celebrates 60 years of education

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UNCW just celebrated a milestone birthday. Exactly 60 years ago Tuesday UNCW held its first class. Of course, it was known as Wilmington College back then. Full story...
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Husband of college student concerned about campus security

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videoBill Chamnin got a call from his wife, a student at the college, Monday afternoon...her battery was dead in a student parking lot. Chamnin came to help her. So did a school security guard, who wasn't much help. Full story...
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Dorothy B. Johnson Elementary to close

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videoThe school year has just begun and already, students at one New Hanover County school are having to think about where they'll go next year. Students at Dorothy B. Johnson Elementary in Wilmington won't be going there next year. Instead, that building will be used by kids currently attending Snipes Elementary. Full story...
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Six New Hanover County schools switch to uniforms

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videoA number of schools in New Hanover County have started the year off in style -- uniform style that is. The change came after a parent survey showed strong support for school uniforms. Full story...
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Board of Education approves budget

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The Board of Education approved the nearly $107 million 2007-2008 fiscal year budget. The county will receive $28.6 million of that, allowing for pay raises for teachers and coaches. Full story...
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