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Kenan school update

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Duplin County school leaders say they had no choice but to change the admission policy at a local stem school. Full story...
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Local organization trying to curb drop-out rate

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videoAcross North Carolina, students are dropping out of school at an alarming rate. It's a problem many of our local counties face. One local organization is doing what it can to get students on the right track, at an early age. Full story...
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State's community colleges critical in filling shortages in certain industries

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videoThe state's community colleges are critical in filling shortages in several industries, including nursing, teaching, and biotechnology. That's according to a recent study done by a public policy group. Full story...
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Career Day held at Murrayville Elementary

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It was career day at Murrayville Elementary School. Full story...
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Watershed Kids Award

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Using rain gardens to filter storm water runoff is one way Gregory Elementary students are helping restore polluted Burnt Mill Creek. They planted a rain garden in front of the school to prevent flooding, and allow runoff to pass through the ground soil. Full story...
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NC audit says state university overcharged for student aid

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State auditors say students at Fayetteville State University were charged too much for financial aid in 2007, the final year of former Chancellor T.J. Bryan's tenure at the university. Full story...
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Duke University installs siren warning system

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Duke University has begun installation of outdoor siren systems designed to warn students and school personnel in the event of campus violence or a natural disaster. Full story...
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Williston Middle School to require uniforms starting in the fall

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When the 2008-2009 academic year begins on August 26, 2008, all Williston Middle School students will be required to wear school uniforms. Full story...
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Local middle school students compete in electric car challenge

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videoIt's never too early to learn about alternative energy, and a team of Murray Middle School students seems to have it down pat. Full story...
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Bus vandalism delays some schools

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Vandalism caused several New Hanover County schools to start two hours late today. School officials found out around 6 a.m. that more than 50 school buses had a tire flattened. The buses were all parked in a lot at Laney High School.

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State of Our Schools: Magnet Schools

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videoAll this week, we've explored some of the issues facing our local schools, but something we haven't touched on is magnet schools. Full story...
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State of Our Schools: Dropout Rates

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videoAcross North Carolina, students are dropping out of high school at an alarming rate. It is also a problem many of our local counties face each school year. Full story...
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State of Our Schools: Solutions

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videoWe continue our in depth look into the state of our schools. The current state has some education leaders worried about the future of our country. Full story...
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State of Our Schools: Education Issues

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videoMany people think our country's future rests on how well we educate our children. There is growing concern that American children are falling behind. Full story...
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Program helping diverse high school students improve their communities

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A new program at UNC Wilmington is helping diverse high school students improve their communities. The program is called "Need 2 Lead." Full story...
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