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Teacher of the Week: Deborah Cotton

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video Sometimes we need change in our lives to make ourselves happier. Whether it is something as small as a haircut or something as big as relocating, at times a change of scenery can help us feel complete. Full story...
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Pender High gets new healthcare center on campus

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videoA new school health center is open at Pender High School. It's right on the school's campus. Health workers provide everything from check-ups to immunizations. Full story...
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NC could encourage history class lessons

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The Department of Public Instruction may encourage North Carolina high school teachers to use material from an institute funded by the conservative Koch family. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Virginia-based Bill of Rights Institute has a $100,000 contract with North Carolina to help develop materials for teachers in a course on the nation's founding principles. Full story...
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NC could encourage history class lessons

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The Department of Public Instruction may encourage North Carolina high school teachers to use material from an institute funded by the conservative Koch family. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Virginia-based Bill of Rights Institute has a $100,000 contract with North Carolina to help develop materials for teachers in a course on the nation's founding principles. Full story...
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NC might encourage history material funded by Koch brothers

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The Department of Public Instruction may encourage North Carolina high school teachers to use material from an institute funded by the conservative Koch family. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Virginia-based Bill of Rights Institute has a $100,000 contract with North Carolina to help develop materials for teachers in a course on the nation's founding principles. Full story...
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PPD founder makes largest ever donation to UNC

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PPD founder Fred Eshelman plans to donate $100 million to the pharmacy school at UNC Chapel Hill, which already bears his name. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Riley Woods

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videoRiley Woods proves that art matters at Castle Hayne Elementary School and that's why she is our Teacher of the Week. Nominated for the way she teaches students that their effort is as important as the outcome of their projects, Ms. Woods says she realizes what art can do for kids. Full story...
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Controversy surrounds swearing in of interim superintendent

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videoLes Tubb was sworn in as the interim superintendent of Brunswick County Schools Tuesday, but the ceremony wasn't without controversy. Full story...
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NC school board hears about new take on US history

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A building national debate is showing up in North Carolina over whether high school students should be taught that America is exceptional despite its faults, or whether the country's history should be explained more objectively. Full story...
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Community gathers to celebrate Superintendent Edward Pruden

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videoTonight friends, family, colleagues, parents and students gathered in Supply to honor Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden. Full story...
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