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Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair

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videoOver 200 science and engineering projects filled the New Hanover hall gym Saturday, Feb 8th. Full story...
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Civil War reenactments, more than just a hobby

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videoYou might have thought you've stepped back in time walking around Cameron Museum Saturday if it weren't for the occasional iPhone picture, of course. Reenactors and Civil War enthusiasts from all over gathered to commemorate the battle of Forks Road. Full story...
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NC board ends operations for 2 charter schools

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North Carolina's statewide school board is forcing two charter schools to close after reviews found poor academic performance and financial problems at each. Full story...
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Local tests to show 3rd-grade reading skill OK'd

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video North Carolina school districts will be able to use their own third-grade reading tests in hopes of avoiding a lengthy series of personal exams that superintendents said could consume huge chunks of teaching time this spring. Full story...
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CFCC named among top community colleges in America

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video Cape Fear Community College has been named one of the top 150 community colleges in the country. That's according to the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. Full story...
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Career Day gives kids perspective on prospective jobs

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video Today was career day today at College Park Elementary School in Wilmington. Students learned what it's like to be an author, firefighter and even a florist. Full story...
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Brunswick County school board adopts new lice policy

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videoThe Brunswick County school board combed through the issue Tuesday night, and created a tougher policy on head lice. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. School Board approves 25% law

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video Tenure was once used as a way to reward teachers for their hard work over the course of their career in education, and now they’re being asked to give it up by 2018. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: David Johnson

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videoA former middle school student wanted to recognize his old science teacher, so he nominated him as Teacher of the Week. Full story...
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Educators worry new teacher pay law could be divisive

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video Teachers identified as the top 25 percent will be eligible for a four-year contract and a $500 annual raise each of the four years. The catch is they must voluntarily give up their tenure. Full story...
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Columbus County to make up two missed school days

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videoColumbus County students will only have to make up two of four school days missed during last week's winter storm. Full story...
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UNCW hosts NC Campus Compact

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videoHundreds of people came together at UNCW today for the annual meeting of North Carolina Campus Compact. This is the first time the annual conference has been held away from its home site at Elon University. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. make-up days won't affect Spring Break, Saturdays

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videoNew Hanover County families will not have to worry about losing Saturdays or any part of Spring Break thanks to last week's winter storm. Today the school district announced its schedule for missing four school days by converting some half days to full days and adding a day at the end of the year. Full story...
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School districts begin tough task of dealing with missed days

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video Students around the area missed nearly a week of school thanks to the threat and eventual arrival of snow and ice last week, but state laws about the school calendar make rescheduling that missed time a challenge for administrators. Full story...
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NC group urges teachers to reject contract offers

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A group representing North Carolina teachers plan to increase efforts this week to fight a state law that phases out more than 40 years of job protections in favor of employment contracts. Full story...
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