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Education

Cape Fear 2020: Private school growth

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videoSam and Cathy Ibrahim are serious about their children's education. They have four kids who all attend Wilmington Christian Academy -- the largest private religious school in our area. Full story...
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Healthy eating costs going up for schools

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videoIt's tempting to go for those French fries over a piece of fruit at lunchtime, no matter how old you are. But children have to choose from what schools supply, and quite simply, healthier food costs more. Full story...
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Cape Fear 2020: Future of school curriculum

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videoAs technology continues to evolve at warp speed, will plans for our schools curriculum better prepare students for the future? Full story...
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Wake County discards 35,000 lbs. of meat

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Thirty-five thousand of pounds of bad beef bought by Wake County schools is headed to the landfill. Full story...
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SC bus driver duct tapes children

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A bus driver in Greenwood County, SC has been charged with eight counts of cruelty to children. Full story...
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Female engineers promoting profession for girls

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videoEngineering is a male-dominated profession in this country, with females making up only ten percent of engineers. Some local female engineers are trying to change that. Full story...
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Wilmington to put more police in schools

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The Wilmington City Council has approved an agenda that will put a greater police presence in our schools -- and possibly city council meetings as well. Full story...
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Improving school technology is top priority

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School board members from New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties all say the same thing: improving technology in the schools in our area is at the top of the list. Full story...
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Anderson Elementary reassigning students

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One New Hanover County school is again reassigning students for the coming school year. Full story...
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Gravesite found behind elementary school

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A gravesite found behind Belville Elementary School will be the topic of discussion Monday night. Full story...
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Update: College student stuck in financial limbo

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Last night we told you about a young woman from Canada who moved to our area on a student visa. Her parents are tax paying citizens in North Carolina, but their daughter is being denied in state tuition rates by UNCW. Full story...
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New Hanover High School dropout looks back at decision

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videoA former New Hanover High School student who dropped out says it was a difficult decision, but one he says was right for him at the time. Full story...
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Audit: NC Central administrator stole thousands in grant money

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A state audit has found that a high-ranking administrator at North Carolina Central University stole thousands of dollars in grant money, possibly to pay off his credit cards. Full story...
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Area schools struggling to keep up with growth

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videoThe evidence of our growing region is apparent in our already overcrowded schools. Every school in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties is filled to capacity. Full story...
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Students get doses of reality, mad science

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Some Wilmington eighth graders got a dose of reality Friday. The Reality Store opened Friday morning at Williston Middle School. A couple of miles away at Eaton Elementary School mad scientists took over. Full story...
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