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NC House to consider final Common Core bill

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The North Carolina Legislature is one step away from passage of a bill that repeals the state's Common Core education standards. The House is scheduled to vote on the compromise bill Wednesday. The Senate signed off on it last week. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools superintendent leaving next summer

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Superintendent Edward Pruden announced his intentions to leave Brunswick County Schools after the 2014-2015 school year. Full story...
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UNCW settles case with Mike Adams

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videoSeven years after an associate professor sued UNCW over a denied promotion, the teacher and school have reached a settlement. Full story...
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Brunswick County school decides against banning book

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videoMonths after district leaders decided to keep "The Color Purple" in the county's curriculum, a Brunswick County school has decided to keep another book. Full story...
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McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it. Full story...
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NC senators walk out, return to budget meeting

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videoSo much for compromise. Senate members walked out of budget negotiations Wednesday after making some headway the day before. Full story...
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Ashley HS principal responds to criticism from faculty

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videoWe've told you about issues concerning teacher's satisfaction with the leadership at Ashley High School. Tonight the leader of that school is speaking out. Jackson Norvell has been principal at Ashley for a little more than a year. He says that teachers who say he is vindictive and retaliatory are not telling the truth. Full story...
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Roger Bacon's Baker Michell rationalizes why transparency with public funds doesn't apply to him

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The following was posted Monday on Baker Mitchell's website. Mitchell is the CEO of Roger Bacon Academy, which runs three local charter schools in the area and is trying to launch a fourth. WWAY has repeatedly requested salary information regarding the administrators and headmasters who run the charter schools. Full story...
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UNCW bronze seahawk stolen

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videoThe University of North Carolina Wilmington Police Department is currently investigating the theft of the bronze Seahawk statue located at the entrance of the Warwick Center on UNCW’s main campus. Full story...
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