Education
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ONLY ON 3: DA's school talks leading to crime tips
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 5:59pm.

video Middle and high school students are learning lessons from a different type of teacher. District Attorney Ben David is speaking to students around New Hanover and Pender Counties encouraging them to make good decisions. Sometimes the DA takes away just as much as his audience.

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Perdue to move $9M to fund 2,000 more in NC Pre-K
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 9:13am.

Gov. Bev Perdue says she's shifting money to enroll another 2,000 at-risk 4-year-olds in a state program that helps them catch up to their peers before entering kindergarten.

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NC Teachers' Union releases spending estimates
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 11:27pm.

The country's largest teacher union is out with annual public school spending estimates that say North Carolina's ranking improved slightly since last year.

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Teacher of the Week: Sheila Swain
Submitted by wway news on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 7:20pm.

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St. Mary's students celebrate Mardi Gras
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 4:46pm.

Mardi Gras has not only begun in New Orleans. The party was in full swing today at a Wilmington school.

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Vice President Biden to visit N.C. for campaign stump
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 8:22pm.

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting North Carolina this week to join his wife in stumping for the Obama Administration's push for community colleges.

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Teacher of the Week: Tim McCoy
Submitted by wway news on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 7:16pm.

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Feds look into NHCS seclusion rooms
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 4:17pm.

video The controversy over New Hanover County Schools' use of seclusion rooms is now the subjection of a federal investigation. The Department of Education's Civil Rights Office is looking into a claim that seclusion rooms are only being used on students with disabilities.

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UNCW students react to latest tuition hike
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 02/10/2012 - 4:54pm.

videoHigher education has a higher price tag. The University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted today to increase tuition for the next school year by more than nine percent. After news of about a nine-percent increase for the upcoming school year, students at UNCW say these tuition hikes are far from fair.

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Gov. Perdue sheds some light on plan to draw big employer to Cape Fear
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 4:57pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue says she met with a big employer last week about setting up shop in our region, but details are still very hush-hush.

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