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Education

Transfers between CFCC and UNCW not as simple as some think

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videoJust because UNCW is close doesn't mean a student's classes from CFCC will transfer to UNCW and count toward graduation. Full story...
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Early college high school grads get jump start on future

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video It's not every day a student has her high school diploma and college degree by the age of 18. Alexandra Lyons started Pender Early College High School at the age of 15. The program gives high school students the chance to pursue an associate degree from cape fear community college. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. hires superintendent

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video After a nationwide search that began when Katie McGee resigned in January, the Brunswick County School Board Thursday evening hired Ed Pruden to be its new superintendent. Full story...
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Federal funds target struggling schools

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video North Carolina received good news from Washington. The US Secretary of Education announced that the Tar Heel State will receive more than $91 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools. Full story...
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NC misses out on "Race to the Top" education grant

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North Carolina's application had sought $469 million over four years. Full story...
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Kids learn about jobs at Truck Day

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Usually we're the ones who ask the questions, but today students at Ogden Elementary had the chance to ask questions of their own. Today was truck day at the school, and kids got to get up close to fire trucks, police trucks and even WWAY's own live truck. Full story...
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Students take part in State-in-the-Box competition

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Students used recycled refrigerator boxes to create 3D presentations of different states. Full story...
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NHC school leaders meeting to find another $2 million in cuts; not allowing media to attend

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New Hanover County School leaders, including outgoing Superintendent Dr. Al Lerch, will meet this afternoon to try and find ways to cut another $2 million out of the next budget. Full story...
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New Hanover superintendent search going national

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video The New Hanover County School Board is moving forward with its search for a new leader to replace retiring superintendent Al Lerch. Full story...
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Brunswick County teacher wins national website award

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Julie Sloup, a teacher at Virginia Williamson Elementary, won the second annual SchoolCenter Imaginative Classroom Contest. Full story...
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Teacher wins national award

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New Hanover County's Ann Hughes has been named National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Full story...
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NC a finalist for huge education grant

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Our state is one of 16 finalists for a federal program called "Race to the Top." Forty-one States were considered. Full story...
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Issues remain with redistricting map

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video The New Hanover County School Board made some parents happy last night by honoring their petition to re-join their community. Forest Hills will no longer be split in two. Instead all middle school students living in the community will attend Williston Middle instead of D.C. Virgo Middle School. Full story...
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School boards discuss superintendent searches

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New Hanover County is looking nationally for a top educator. Brunswick County has interviews scheduled for the weekend. Full story...
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Virginia Williamson students raise thousands for Haiti

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video Their goal was $600, but the group raised $2,000 beyond that. Full story...
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