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UNC-CH billed $3M for probe finding fake classes

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North Carolina's flagship public university is being billed more than $3 million for the probe by outside attorneys that detailed a nearly two-decade-long scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible. Full story...
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College cost for N.C. residents likely to increase

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videoThe cost for North Carolina residents to continue their education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will likely increase in both 2015-16 and 2016-17. Full story...
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Kids write their way to a better future

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videoRapping for literacy, that's what a group of kids are doing at the New Hanover Public Library every month. They're recording a song which will be added to an album coming out this summer. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Yvonne Sacewicz

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videoAt Island Montessori Charter School Yvonne Sacewicz is one busy lady! With three grades in her classroom she finds herself doing multiple lesson plans for students so that they gain independence and remain curious and creative. Our Teacher of the Week believes her students are the world's peacemakers of the future. Full story...
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Roger Bacon Academy considers options after DPI releases salary info

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videoA Leland-based charter school management company is looking at its options after state regulators yesterday released information the company believes should be protected from the state's public records laws. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: DPI releases RBA salary info marked 'confidential,' 'trade secret'

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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has released to several media outlets including WWAY salary information submitted by a Leland-based educational management company for employees who work at four area charter schools even though it was submitted as confidential trade secrets. Full story...
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Hickey requests recount in New Hanover Commission race

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videoThe race for New Hanover County Commission is not over yet. The Board of Elections says Republican Derrick Hickey has requested a recount in the election. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission approves land purchase for new school

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners have approved letting the school district spend more than $1.6 million to buy land for a new school. Full story...
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Court orders NC school to allow teen to attend

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A judge says a North Carolina teenager barred from attending school over fears about Ebola can return to class. Full story...
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Sanctions removed against Charter Day School, Inc., after salary info submitted to state

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videoA Leland-based charter school company is again in compliance with state regulators after its management company turned over salary information about its employees who work in the school. Full story...
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