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NC disability rights group files federal complaint

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A disability rights group has filed a federal complaint charging that North Carolina children in private psychiatric facilities did not receive proper educational services. Full story...
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CFCC trustees select interim president

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The Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. G. Frank Sells to serve as the college's interim president. As interim president, Dr. Sells will serve as CFCC's lead administrator while college trustees continue to search for a permanent replacement for outgoing president Dr. Eric McKeithan, who will retire on June 30. Full story...
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Republican lawmakers say Perdue budget, tax hike 'ain't gonna fly'

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video Gov. Bev Perdue's proposed budget includes a big boost for education, but it relies heavily on more money out of your wallet. The $20.9 billion spending plan depends on a sales tax increase. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parents say son sent home from overseas school trip left alone by chaperones

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video The family of a Brunswick County high school senior says he was left to fend for himself after he got in trouble on a trip to Spain. Now the family is searching for answers, and they say they want the chaperones held accountable. Full story...
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Hagan pushes to stop colleges using tax money for recruiting, marketing

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If one US Senator has her way, North Carolina colleges and universities will soon have to pay out of pocket for marketing and recruiting. As a proponent of President Obama's push to extend lower federal student loan interest rates, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) wants to take it one step farther. Full story...
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Perdue's proposal uses higher tax for schools

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Gov. Bev Perdue's proposed budget adjustments for next year would use most of the proceeds from a sales tax increase to restore cuts North Carolina school districts have been forced to make and to reduce class sizes in early grades. Full story...
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Another principal resigns from Pender County schools

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The Pender County school board will be searching for not one, but two new principals for the start of the 2012 school year. Full story...
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Williston, Rotary Club celebrate partnership

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Williston Middle School has faced a lot of challenges, but one community group is fulfilling a promise to lift the school up. The Williston Legacy Project is a partnership between the Rotary Club and the school that started in August. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Schools set schedule for 2012-2013

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Brunswick County Schools has set new times for 2012-2013 school year. Full story...
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Top NC high school caught in cheating scandal

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Wake County school officials say a top-performing high school has been caught up in a cheating scandal involving some of its best students. Full story...
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