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Local educators score high

State school districts recently completed an evaluation of their teachers. How did educators in our area fare?

Parents of married teen suing school board

A Brunswick County coach married his teenage student. Now the parents of the girl have filed a lawsuit against the Brunswick County School Board.

Brunswick County students go to CSI camp

videoMove over CSI, there's a new group of investigators in town for teens like Veronica Moreno, this three-day crime scene investigation camp at West Brunswick High School is a high point of the summer.

Red light money going to schools

Thanks to all "red light" runners caught on tape, New Hanover County schools are getting a financial windfall. Ninety percent of all the revenue from the red light tickets will go to the county's school district.

Columbus County schools not getting budget cuts

videoColumbus County commissioners just made some big financial decisions. One determines whether schools will lose thousands of dollars in funding next year. County Manager Jim Varner says it was a tough decision but commissioners decided not to make budget cuts from area schools.

Cape Fear Community College suspends new president search

Cape Fear Community College trustees have halted their hunt for a new president. The college says timing and competition were key factors in the decision.

Tighter financial aid guidelines adopted for UNC system

Tighter rules are in place to make student loan practices more transparent throughout the University of North Carolina system.

Public kindergarten starting age to be increased

Four-year-olds will soon have to wait to go to school. Beginning in 2009 a new state law says a child must wait a bit longer to start public kindergarten.

40-year-old former teacher marries 16-year-old student

videoA South Brunswick High School coach married one of his young athletes. Local residents and administrators are speaking out. Days after marrying her coach, 40-year-old Brent Wuchae, 16-year-old Windy Hager didn't have much to say about the issue.

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