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Python reported stolen from Charlotte school

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Officials are searching for a ball python that they say was taken from a Charlotte school science lab. Full story...
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NC community colleges launch new initiative

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videoMembers of the NC Community College System are touring different cities and colleges for the next several months to kick off a new initiative. NCReady4Work is an effort to improve community college education across the state. Full story...
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Boy hit by car as he walked to school bus

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videoA 10-year-old boy is recovering after he was hit by a car Monday morning. The Holly Tree Elementary student was walking across Brittain Dr. to get on a school bus. Full story...
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Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million

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A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school. Full story...
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Wilmington charter school gets more time to boost enrollment

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videoDouglass Academy's doors will remain open for now, despite not having enough students. The Office of Charter Schools voted to suggest to the State Board to waive this year's enrollment numbers. Full story...
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Split NC education board OKs new testing levels

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A split North Carolina State Board of Education has agreed to change how students will be labeled based on standardized test scores in a move which means more students will be considered proficient in skills and courses. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Three students charged for weapons possession at elementary school

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies charged three students at Rachel Freeman School of Engineering yesterday for possession of a weapon at school. Full story...
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Former governor Hunt talks about education, teacher pay

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videoJim hunt served as North Carolina's governor longer than anyone else, but today he learned a few new tricks. This morning he took a break from politics to play and educate folks on why it is so important to keep our kids learning. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Catrina Page

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videoCatrina Page is an ESL Teacher; she helps children who learn English as their second language. Page proves a love for education can knock down language barriers. Full story...
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DA: no charges for Crowder in UNC fraud case

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The prosecutor leading an investigation into fraud in an academic department at North Carolina says a retired administrator tied to the case won't face charges. Full story...
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Young scientists compete in regional Science Olympiad

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video Area middle and high school students competed in events that put science, engineering and mathematics skills to the test. Full story...
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Rowan County student accused of posting nude photo

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Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Rowan County high school student who they say created an Instagram account and posted a nude photo of a 15-year-old girl on the social media site. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said Juan Bautista is charged with cyberbullying. He and the victim are students at West Rowan High School. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 Investigation: Charter school owner under federal investigation

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video Baker Mitchell, the founder of Roger Bacon Academy in Leland, is facing some challenges. He is under federal investigation. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board will have at least one new member

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videoThree of four New Hanover County School Board members facing reelection this year have decided to run again. Republicans Janice Cavanaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins all filed for reelection. Full story...
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