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Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 3:56pm.READ MORE:
An assistant football coach at Hoggard High School has been arrested after an incident at the school last week. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has charged Joseph Clinton Brown Jr. with five counts of simple assault and one count of assault with a deadly weapon. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 11:50pm.READ MORE:
The family of a little girl with special needs continues to mourn her death and search for answers. Jamiah Batts died on her school bus last month. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 12:30pm.READ MORE:
A second family has filed a civil rights complaint against New Hanover County Schools. According to the group NC Fear Free Education, the family of a child enrolled in the school district filed a 98-page complaint yesterday with the Office of Civil Rights division of the US Department of Education. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 3:31pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/01/2012 - 5:49pm.READ MORE:
New details in the death of an eight-year-old special needs student at school yesterday. Police say an autopsy was performed on Jamiah Batts this morning. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 1:26pm.READ MORE:
A student from Rachel Freeman School of Engineering died this morning after arriving at school. Wilmington Police Department spokesman Det. Kevin Smith said the eight-year-old girl was unresponsive when a school bus for special needs students arrived at the school. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/16/2012 - 12:13pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 4:17pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...