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NC school board sets conditions for online charter schools

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The state school board is nearing approval of North Carolina's first online schools run by companies that lean heavily on parents to guide students sitting at home. Full story...
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CFCC interim president officially appointed

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videoCape Fear Community College officially has an interim president. The board of trustees appointed Dr. Amanda Lee to the position Thursday night. The vote came exactly a week after Ted Spring surprised everyone by resigning at a board of trustees meeting. There's been no word on why spring resigned, and no one from the board really wanted to talk about what's next. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools prepare for state-wide performance grades

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videoEvery school excluding alternative schools will be given an overall grade from A through F. State-wide performance grades were enacted by the 2013-2014 General Assembly. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kim Golder

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videoSitting at a desk learning English, math, or even science day in and day out can be very repetitive for anyone, especially an elementary school student. Full story...
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Courts, revenues could alter NC legislature's school agenda

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The public school agenda at the upcoming General Assembly session will almost certainly involve raising minimum salaries for teachers and considering what merit pay should look like in North Carolina. Otherwise, the K-12 education agenda before the Legislature is largely up in the air heading into Wednesday, when lawmakers reconvene for this year's work period. Full story...
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Chancellor: UNCW track discontinuation is final

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video At a UNCW board of trustees meeting, Interim Chancellor William Sederburg announced the discontinuation of the track program at UNCW is final. This announcement comes after meetings and fundraisers with supporters of the track program. Full story...
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UNCW appoints interim provost

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video At the UNCW board of trustees meeting Friday, university leaders announced a new interim provost. Full story...
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CFCC president resigns

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videoWilmington's two top institutes of higher learned are both without full-time leaders. Cape Fear Community College joins UNC Wilmington in looking for a top administrator after CFCC President Ted Spring resigned this afternoon. Full story...
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UNCW board of trustees talk future plans

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videoWith sports programs cut and school leaders heading to other universities, there are a lot of questions about the future of UNCW. Full story...
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2 ex-UNC athletes sue school, NCAA over academic failures

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Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, saying neither is doing enough to ensure athletes receive a quality education. Full story...
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