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FIRST ON 3: Charter Day School, Inc., state filing omits employee information

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videoA local charter school group's submission of records to state regulators omits a significant portion of the required information. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Bromstead

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videoThis week's Teacher of the Week started working in the classroom as a volunteer in her 20s. "As soon as I started volunteering in the classroom, I knew it was for me," said Mary C. Williams Elementary teacher Carla Bromstead. Full story...
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Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving

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The first of millions of taxpayer dollars in payments have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional on several levels. Full story...
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School bus driver suspended after incident caught on camera

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A New Hanover County School bus driver has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an investigation by the district of some sort of incident. Full story...
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Deadline looms for charter schools to submit contract info

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Tomorrow is the deadline for charter schools to comply with a public record directive from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Wendy Fowler

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videoThis week we went to Whiteville to find our teacher of the week. Laughing is where teaching begins for Central Middle School teacher Wendy Fowler. Full story...
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Douglass Academy taken off state watch list

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State officials have removed Douglass Academy in Wilmington's Northside from a state watch list due to increased enrollment at the charter school. Full story...
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UNCW trustees pick chancellor search committee

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videoUNCW's Board of Trustees has approved a 19-member search committee to seek candidates for the school's next chancellor. Full story...
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Forest promotes NC 'I Support Teachers' plate

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Lt. Gov. Dan Forest says the public can help boost North Carolina public school teacher compensation in the long run by requesting a specialty license plate authorized by the General Assembly this year. Full story...
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Cerro Gordo Elementary School is criticized over fake Facebook picture

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video The Columbus County School District got more than 300 phone calls from across the country after a fake photo went viral on Facebook. Cerro Gordo Elementary's principal Kent Lovett says it all began when a second grade teacher asked her students to write an essay about a hero. Full story...
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