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Education

New Hanover Co. School Board pushes for deputy in every elementary school

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videoIn light of the tragedy in Connecticut the New Hanover County Board of Education says it has received numerous questions from parents regarding school safety in the past few days. Tonight, the board called a special work session to discuss school safety. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board holds special meeting on safety tonight

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videoIn the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the New Hanover County School Board has called a special work session tonight to discuss school safety. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Amy Brinker

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video We surprised tonight's Teacher of the Week while her students were in music class. The school called the kindergarten teacher from her break to meet us in the music room. Full story...
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Onslow teens arrested for school threats

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Two high school students in Onslow County have been charged with making threats against their schools. Full story...
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Perdue proposes 2013 budget

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video With little more than two weeks remaining in her term, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue submitted her state budget proposal for the next fiscal year. Full story...
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NC military bases to review school security

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Schools on North Carolina's big military bases are reviewing security procedures after last week's mass killing of students in Connecticut. Full story...
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NHCS superintendent offers reassurance about school safety

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video In the wake of Friday's school shooting in Connecticut, New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley has sent a letter to schools, parents and the community about school safety here. Full story...
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Additional security in Brunswick County Schools

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video After the shooting Friday in Newtown, CT officials in Brunswick County say they are stepping up safety measures in its elementary schools. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes new graduates into world

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video December is not only a time to celebrate the holidays, but it is also a time to welcome a new generation of graduates into the world. UNCW held commencement ceremonies this weekend for its Professional Schools and College of Arts and Sciences. Over 1,300 young adults left the Trask Coliseum with a degree in hand. These graduates are ready to take on the world, but is the economy ready for them? Full story...
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UNCW trustees approve tuition hike

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video Tuition is likely going up again at UNC Wilmington. The UNCW Board of Trustees today approved a $283 tuition increase for in-state students for the 2013-14 academic year. The increase, though, is partially offset by a $138.60 overall reduction in fees. Full story...
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