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Education

Gubernatorial candidates take on education

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videoThe governor's race between Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory and Lieutenant Governor Bev Perdue has been heated, with each candidate attacking the others record and stance on big issues. Full story...
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Internet classrooms reach New Hanover County

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videoNew Hanover County schools are using more and more technology in their curriculum that is allowing students to learn miles away from their teachers. Full story...
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D.C. Virgo Middle School's scores are up

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videoIn tonight's Connect with Kids Report, we revisit a story we brought you back in April. Every year, middle school students are expected to pass their end of grade exams. In the past, D.C. Virgo students came up short. Administrators were determined to change that. Full story...
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NHC Sheriff's Department still investigating Ashley vandalism

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Last week, WWAY showed you the mess at Ashley High School. Vandals broke nearly 90 windows. Full story...
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First day of school for many local kids

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videoThousands of students across New Hanover and Pender Counties headed back to school today. For some, it marked their first day as a brand new student. Full story...
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NC SAT score up over last year

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The numbers are in, and North Carolina's SAT scores are up over last year. Full story...
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Law enforcement out to protect school children

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With schools back in session, law enforcement officers are asking drivers to be extra careful on the road. Full story...
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Teachers head back to school

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videoStudents in our area are heading back to the classroom this week, and that means time for teachers to get back to work, too. Full story...
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Children staying home alone

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videoWith kids going back to school, some parents are deciding what to do about after school care. Some kids go to daycare, some stay with relatives while others may be left at home. Full story...
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Brunswick County Schools construction

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Brunswick County is quickly growing, and its schools are bursting at the seams. School leaders hope construction of brand new elementary and middle schools will make a difference. Full story...
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New initiative to lower legal drinking age

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videoCollege students are moving in, and college partying will not be far behind. Now, a group of educators is proposing a surprising way to deal with campus binge drinking -- lower the drinking age. Full story...
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Beach Blast welcomes back UNCW students

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videoThe beach was packed with UNCW students today. Full story...
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Teachers in Brunswick County preparing for school

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Dozens of teachers in Brunswick County are getting ready for the new school year. Full story...
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Costly vandalism at Ashley High School

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videoAshley High School staffers are cleaning up their campus today following some serious vandalism overnight. Full story...
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Museum offers back-to-school workshop for parents

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Back to school can be stressful for parents and kids. It can be especially tough if you have a little one heading off to school for the first time. Full story...
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