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New Hanover County Schools

Schools release AYP results

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It's report card time for the public school systems in North Carolina. The state Department of Public Instruction released the preliminary results for Adequate Yearly Progress today for the 2009-2010 school year. Full story...
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Driver accused of kicking girls off school bus waits again

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The bus driver who allegedly kicked two 13-year-old girls off the bus and abandoned them in a crime-ridden part of Wilmington was back in court today. Doug Farrow is charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Finalists for New Hanover Co. Superintendent job announced

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New Hanover County Schools announced this afternoon the three finalists for the superintendent job. Full story...
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School superintendents start new jobs

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Today was the first day on the job for a couple of school superintendents. Brunswick County's Edward Pruden officially worked his first day. New Hanover County's interim superintendent also started work today. Full story...
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New Hanover School board picks interim superintendent

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Dr. Edwin West will fill the office starting July 1. West is president of the Masonboro Group, an education consulting firm. Full story...
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Noble Middle School implements revised dress code for students

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Noble Middle School will implement a revised dress code for students when they return to school on August 25, 2010. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. schools receive state library grant

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Three New Hanover County Schools have been given the opportunity to enhance and expand their school’s library collection. Trask Middle School, Carolina Beach Elementary and Pine Valley Elementary schools have each received a $10,000 School Library Collection Development Grant from the North Carolina State Library. Full story...
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Search continues for New Hanover Superintendent

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The New Hanover County School Board continues its search to replace outgoing superintendent Al Lerch. Candidates will interview in the next month. Full story...
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Governor to visit Snipes Academy

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Monday, Gov. Bev Perdue will observe teachers using mCLASS, a handheld device that assesses math skills in kindergarten through third graders. Full story...
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High school soccer coach arrested

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video Deputies arrested 24-year-old Brian Reardon Tuesday. He was an assistant soccer coach at Ashley High in New Hanover County. It's not clear what he did, but he's been charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a student. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Bus driver, monitor arrested & fired after kicking students off bus

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video WWAY has learned a bus driver and bus monitor who kicked two students off the bus at 8th and Wooster Streets in Wilmington last month have been arrested. The New Hanover County School Board fired driver Doug Farrow and monitor Angela McIntyre yesterday. Full story...
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School board responds to biz leaders' letter

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video Board members hope to announce the new superintendent by June 30, when Al Lerch retires from the position. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parents upset after daughter, friend kicked off school bus

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video Yesterday we told you about an 11-year-old Brunswick County girl who's been getting in trouble for reading on the school bus. Today we have another bus story. This one is in New Hanover County, and this time two girls were kicked off the school bus in what some people would say is not the safest part of town and left to walk home. Full story...
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NHC school leaders meeting to find another $2 million in cuts; not allowing media to attend

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New Hanover County School leaders, including outgoing Superintendent Dr. Al Lerch, will meet this afternoon to try and find ways to cut another $2 million out of the next budget. Full story...
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School employees simulate poverty

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The poverty experience brought social workers, counselors, nurses and administrators together for a day of realistic role play. Full story...
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