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School district says despite recent staff arrests, students safe at school

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video An Ashley High School teachers assistant is out of jail after being charged with indecent liberties with a 17-year-old girl. He's the second TA at a New Hanover County High School charged with a crime against a student this month. Full story...
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McCrory unveils NC public education platform

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Pat McCrory's roadmap for public school improvements if he's elected North Carolina governor includes familiar stops from his 2008 campaign and builds on current initiatives. Full story...
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Michelle Obama to speak at NC A&T graduation

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Michelle Obama will speak at three college graduation ceremonies this spring, including two in key general election battleground states. Full story...
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CCHS Celebrates New Construction

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Today marks a big day as Coastal Christian High School welcomes the trucks bearing the pre-engineered metal pieces that together will form the building that will be CCHS's new home. Full story...
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Most school districts won't add 5 extra days

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video North Carolina public school officials are overriding a requirement for 185 classroom days after local school districts complained about the extra costs to operate buses and buildings. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. gets waiver for 180-day school year

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For the second year in a row, Brunswick County Schools has received a waiver to give it flexibility in its school calendar. The waiver from the state Board of Education lets the district keep its calendar at 180 instructional days instead of 185 for the 2012-2013 school year. Full story...
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NC students plan meeting to oppose tuition hikes

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Student activists from across North Carolina are planning to meet in Greensboro to plan opposition to tuition increases, budget cuts and other education-related issues. Full story...
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Williston students look to future at career fair

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Little kids with big dreams got to meet professionals who have the jobs the kids hope to have one day. Communities in Schools of Cape Fear and UNCW's Cameron School of Business put together the first ever Williston Middle School Career Fair today. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 3rd grader with big heart trying to help injured military

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video A small boy, with a big heart. A third grader has organized a walk-a-thon to help raise money for injured troops. His mom says altruism is nothing new for this New Hanover County student. Full story...
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