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High school students get lessons in business

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Nearly 40 rising high school freshmen are putting their heads together to learn the basics of business. UNCW is hosting the Youth Entrepreneur Program, a camp for students from New Hanover County. Full story...
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Verizon sets up CFCC scholarship for domestic violence survivor

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The Verizon Wireless Wilmington Call Center has established a $2,000 scholarship at Cape Fear Community College for a survivor of domestic violence. The scholarship will cover tuition, textbook expenses and related fees for an individual referred by Wilmington’s Domestic Violence Shelter and Services. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Columbus Co. Schools spend thousands on conference at posh resort

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video Nineteen administrators, including principals and instructional directors, from Columbus County Schools attended the Summer Leadership Conference at the Grove Park Inn last week. The Asheville resort has played host to the president and a number of celebrities. Full story...
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UNCW students face even bigger tuition hike

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The increase is almost nine times as high as students had expected, but it will keep the university from losing 23 staff and 15 faculty positions. Full story...
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Noble Middle School implements revised dress code for students

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Noble Middle School will implement a revised dress code for students when they return to school on August 25, 2010. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. schools receive state library grant

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Three New Hanover County Schools have been given the opportunity to enhance and expand their school’s library collection. Trask Middle School, Carolina Beach Elementary and Pine Valley Elementary schools have each received a $10,000 School Library Collection Development Grant from the North Carolina State Library. Full story...
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Search continues for New Hanover Superintendent

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The New Hanover County School Board continues its search to replace outgoing superintendent Al Lerch. Candidates will interview in the next month. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: House budget cuts could mean UNCW tuition hike

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video Public schools and higher education in the Cape Fear Region are watching the state budget battle closely. While public schools fair better under the House's budget than what's being discussed in the Senate, the same can't be said for schools like UNCW. Full story...
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Board approves Leland MS uniforms

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Leland Middle School students won't have to worry about what the hottest fashions are for the next school year. Starting in the fall, they will wear uniforms. Full story...
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Whiteville High School celebrates 100 years of education

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Whiteville High School will hold a centennial celebration tomorrow, June 4th from 5-8p.m. on the WHS campus. Full story...
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UPDATE: Superintendent says NAACP had nothing to do with principal's suspension

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video "It has nothing to do with the NAACP," superintendent Allison Sholar. "I don't cower to them, and they don't make my decisions for me." Full story...
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Governor visits Wilmington to see how technology helps students

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video Gov. Bev Perdue made a trip to the Port City to speak with teachers and students about the pros and cons of a new hand-held device. She even tried it herself. Full story...
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Topsail HS EV team wins 7th national title

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The team collected 11 trophies including first and third overall. This was the seventh year in a row that the EV Team won first overall in the SMARTT Challenge competition against high schools from as far away as Iowa and Miami. Full story...
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Governor to visit Snipes Academy

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Monday, Gov. Bev Perdue will observe teachers using mCLASS, a handheld device that assesses math skills in kindergarten through third graders. Full story...
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Students get inside look at WPD

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Dozens of elementary school students got an inside look at the Wilmington Police Department today. The students got to see the different roles officers play in the department, from the K9 unit to the CSI unit. Full story...
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