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NC judge weighs legality of school vouchers plan

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A North Carolina judge is hearing arguments on whether it's constitutional for tax money to be used to pay for tuition at private or religious schools. Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood hears arguments on the issue on Tuesday. Full story...
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Back to School: How teachers prepare for students before they hit the halls

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As the start to school approaches, kids often find their emotions range from excitement to anticipation. So, how do teachers feel as they prepare for the big day before students head back to the classroom? Lincoln Elementary teacher Shane Terzaken says even teachers get butterflies before the big day while they wait for their students to file in.video Full story...
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Back to School: Packing healthy lunches

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videoAs students head back to school over the coming weeks, parents are often faced with the challenge of preparing a healthy lunch that is also delicious. Liz from thisisgrub.com has tips that kids will love and parents can feel good about. Full story...
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Video phone system latest security upgrade for New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoThis fall many parents of kids in kindergarten through middle school will see new intercom phones at the front entrances to their schools in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes new students, interim chancellor

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video If you noticed a lot of traffic around UNCW this weekend, it's because thousands of new students, and even a new leader, were moving in for the school year. Full story...
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NC Senate send House bargain on teacher assistants

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The North Carolina Senate has offered solutions to end the General Assembly's three-month work session and fix a problem so more teacher assistants stay employed this fall. The House must decide whether to go along. Full story...
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Educators, supporters protest along busy Wilmington road

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videoWilmington area teachers and their supporters took a stand for education today. Decked out in red, they stood along South College Road near UNCW at lunchtime to make a statement about what they call the disrespectful actions of the General Assembly toward students and educators. Full story...
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Marino on Money: Teach kids about credit early

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videoRunning up the balance on a credit card is easy at any age, but knowledge is power. If kids learn about credit before they get it, it could save them money down the road. Full story...
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Commissioners discuss school bond, Scotts Hill helipad

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video Some New Hanover County residents sounded off on some big issues. Among the items that were on the New Hanover County Commission's agenda, public hearings on a proposed $160 million bond for schools and a plan to build a medical helicopter landing pad near the Pender County line. Full story...
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Ashley High School teacher turnover 'average'

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videoTurns out, turnover at Ashley High School in Wilmington is higher than WWAY was originally told. However, the number is on par with other schools in the area. Full story...
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McCrory to leave charter school company transparency to NC School Board

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videoGov. Pat McCrory this summer demanded transparency for the way charter schools spend public money. A bill he signed today guarantees public access to some of that information, but lets companies that run the schools keep private other information about their spending. Full story...
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Happening this Weekend: 'Lettuce Grow Wilmington' at New Hanover Co. Arboretum

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videoHappening this weekend the New Hanover County Arboretum will host "Lettuce Grow Wilmington," an event to promote urban gardening in the Port City. The event includes a screening of "Growing Cities" the award winning documentary about urban gardening. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. superintendent upholds school decision to keep book

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videoThe challenge over another controversial book in Brunswick County Schools is over for now. Full story...
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Former Bladen Co. Schools superintendent pleads guilty

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videoFormer Bladen County Schools Superintendent Greg Killingsworth has pleaded guilty to a felony count of obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: State budget puts brakes on drivers ed funding

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videoDrivers education, a rite of passage for many teens, is losing state funding and putting the financial burden on schools. This has parents, students and educators wondering how safe our roads will be once the state stops fueling the program. Full story...
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