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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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Changing NC pre-kindergarten core of schools case

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Changes in the state budget about to take effect are at the heart of a court fight challenging whether North Carolina is living up to its constitutional duty to give every child the opportunity for a good education. Full story...
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Davidson Co. schools struggle to pay lunch debts

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Davidson County students who repeatedly forget their lunch money may wind up with a cold sandwich rather than a hot meal. Full story...
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Report: merging NC community colleges would save

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video A proposal to consolidate community colleges in the state has many college leaders split on the idea. The General Assembly's Program Evaluation Division says merging several colleges into a larger neighboring school would save about $5 million a year. Full story...
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Panel looks to better middle school scores in South

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North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue and other southern officials are discussing how improving middle school achievement will get students ready for high school. Full story...
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Pender teacher's cyberstalking charge makes international headlines

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The story of a Burgaw Middle School teacher charged with cyberstalking a 13-year-old boy is now getting international attention. Saturday morning ABCNews.com posted its own version of the story involving teacher Megan Mantooth, who was arrested earlier this month after allegedly sending hundreds of text messages to her former student. Earlier this week, Britain's Daily Mail also posted a story about the case. Full story...
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Canetuck Rosenwald School gets new life as community center

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video A part of national and Pender County history is the Canetuck Rosenwald School. It's one of the original Rosenwald schoolhouses set up to educate African American children in the early 1900's. The Rosenwald School is nearly 100 years old, and now, it's getting new life as the Canetuck Community Center. Full story...
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School Board member asks colleagues if they've failed students

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Yesterday Dr. Derrick Hickey asked the school board if they think they have failed the students of New Hanover County. Hickey says this was part of a spirited debate that started over a one-percent increase in teacher bonuses. Full story...
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NC school board OKs delay to more classroom days

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North Carolina's statewide school board will allow schools to avoid adding five days to the school year, especially if the time is used to improve teacher training. Full story...
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Lawyers: NC Legislature should redo schools budget

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Lawyers for North Carolina school districts challenging the nearly $20 billion state budget approved last week want a judge to order the Legislature to redo the spending plan. Full story...
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Judge opens hearing on budget cuts, NC schools

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A North Carolina judge is reviewing educational data to try to determine if the state's nearly $20 billion budget and other recent legislation allow every child to get the chance for a sound basic education. Full story...
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Summer program targets science, math, technology skills

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Some middle school students are getting a helping hand with math, science and technology during their summer break. They are working on those skills through fun, hands-on camp activities at the annual Junior Seahawk Academy this week at UNCW. Full story...
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Judge speaks before hearing on NC school districts

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The North Carolina judge monitoring the state Supreme Court's ruling requiring that every child receive the chance for a sound basic education speaks to a school group a day before a hearing about the state budget. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Middle school teacher suspended; Charged with cyberstalking student

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video A Burgaw Middle School teacher has been suspended. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says eighth grade teacher Megan Mantooth is charged with cyberstalking a student. Full story...
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College in Belmont plans maternity residence hall

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Belmont Abbey College is breaking ground on a maternity ward and after-care residence for single women. Full story...
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