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New Hanover School Board says teachers, students can't be 'Friends'

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video Teachers in New Hanover County will no longer be able to "friend" their students on Facebook. The school board voted to add this policy to the district's Code of Ethics. Full story...
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NC readies for pre-kindergarten storm

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North Carolina educators are preparing for a massive influx of new pre-kindergarten students despite a 20 percent cut in state funding. Full story...
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UNCW honored in college guides

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Two college guides have honored UNCW for its academic programs. The school is included for the third consecutive year in the 2012 revised and updated edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. It is also featured for the eighth consecutive year as one of 135 institutions named by The Princeton Review to the "Best in the Southeast" section of its website feature "2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region." Full story...
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NC charter schools seeking capital funds lose case

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North Carolina's Court of Appeals is telling charter schools seeking taxpayer money to buy and maintain their buildings and buses to take it up with lawmakers. Full story...
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Superintendent, school board hold "Coffee Talk" with parents, teachers

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Parents and teachers in New Hanover County got some face time with the school superintendent this morning. Dr. Tim Markley and school board members invited parents to "Coffee Talk." Full story...
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No NC schools adding classroom days

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All North Carolina public schools will be allowed to avoid adding five classroom days to the coming academic year and instead add time to improve teacher training. Full story...
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Bill affecting public school teachers still being debated in House

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House Democrats trying to preserve Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of a bill that affects a North Carolina teachers' group say Republicans are unfairly targeting public school teachers who have challenged the GOP on legislation. Full story...
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After months of layoff warnings Charlotte teaching staff to rise by nearly 500

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will hire nearly 500 more school staff members this fall after warning for months that the system was headed toward layoffs. Full story...
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Judge OKs mountain school district's early start

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A state judge won't stop a North Carolina school district from starting classes next week despite a state law requiring a 10-week summer vacation. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Report details investigation into Laney assistant principal

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video We're learning more tonight about the investigation of a Laney High School assistant principal. Last week we told you a criminal investigation into Robin Lamberty has been closed, but the New Hanover County School Board is still looking into what's happening. Full story...
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Judge to rule on whether NC school can start classes next week

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A state judge is promising to rule on whether a North Carolina school district due to start classes next week can keep its exception to a state law mandating a 10-week summer vacation. Full story...
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Area schools struggle to meet higher AYP standards

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videoThe grades are in for area schools, and many did not pass with flying colors. Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, scores show that school districts have their work cut out for them if they want to meet federal standards. Full story...
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Judge orders pre-kindergarten services restored

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A North Carolina judge says the General Assembly's budget cuts and changes to a pre-kindergarten program cheat poor children out of educational opportunities and should be stopped. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: $1 million project fixing up closed school building

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videoThere will be no classes at D.C. Virgo Middle School this fall. But this summer, the school is getting a facelift. That has some in the community upset. Full story...
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Changing of the guard at UNCW

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Today marks the end of an era at UNC Wilmington. It's Rosemary DePaolo's last official day on the job at the university. Full story...
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