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US schools head sees college prep in rural areas

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US Education Secretary Arne Duncan is in North Carolina to hear about an experiment that strives to prepare rural students for college. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Katie O'Neil

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videoFor more than thirty years, South Brunswick High School art teacher Katie O'Neil has been teaching her students through an artist's eyes. The Teacher of the Week uses art to break down barriers and cliques and to teach life lessons. One of her favorite lessons is to remind students when a piece breaks they should just say 'Oh well!' Full story...
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UNCW's Chancellor Search Committee meets for first time

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videoThe search for a new chancellor is officially underway at UNCW, after the committee choosing candidates met for the first time this morning. Full story...
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Republicans sweep four seats on New Hanover School Board, but runoff possible

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The four seats up for grabs on the New Hanover County look like they will stay with the Republican Party for four more years. Full story...
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Schools get boost in New Hanover, Pender, not in Bladen

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Voters in New Hanover and Pender counties have given a big boost to local schools by approving bond referenda, but Bladen County residents gave a resounding no to raising taxes for schools. Full story...
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Student charged in alleged threats at Dixon High School

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videoSchool staff and area law enforcement are taking extra precautions at an Onslow County school today, where alleged threats were reported on social media sites over the weekend. Full story...
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Former Jacksonville band teacher gets probation for sex

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videoThe former band director at Jacksonville High School has been placed on probation for having a sexual relationship with one of his students. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy students donate bikes overseas

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video Do you have an old bike that you don't use anymore? How about donating that this Saturday to an organization called bikes for the world? The organization delivers your old bike to a new owner overseas where it will be used to get someone to school, work, or health services. Full story...
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