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NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

NC Superintendent: ‘We are not coming back to school April 1st’

North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson sat down for an extended, exclusive one-on-one interview with ABC11's Jonah Kaplan to answer the growing list of questions about how the COVID19 crisis is affecting the school year and how families should transition to remote learning.

North Carolina schools chief: People want Common Core gone

North Carolina's schools superintendent says survey results show people in the state want the public education standards known as "Common Core" eliminated.

Schools chief accused of sending texts for political gain

North Carolina's State Schools Superintendent has been accused of using a database to send hundreds of thousands of text messages and emails for political gain.

Superintendent: 70K NC students promoted despite reading skills

North Carolina’s superintendent of public instruction is alleging that more than 70,000 third-grade students have been wrongly promoted since 2014 even though they did not meet mandated reading requirements.

State Superintendent makes special visit to hand out free books

Some early holiday gift-giving is in the books, for some local schoolchildren.

North Carolina schools chief running for lieutenant governor

North Carolina's state schools superintendent has decided he'll run for lieutenant governor next year, instead of seeking re-election.

NC Superintendent speaks about new mental health bill for students

North Carolina is getting more serious about the mental health of public school students. 

North Carolina schools to make safety available to students

North Carolina middle and high school students soon will have a new way to anonymously report safety threats when they return to classes.

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Mystery solved: Offshore vessel identified by Northstar Marina

We have an update on a story we brought you yesterday. The mystery of the strange barge near access four has finally been solved. 

Board of Education votes ‘no confidence’ in member Judy Justice

The New Hanover County Board of Education voted in favor of a 'no confidence' motion against board member Judy Justice.

After months of work, repairs still needed at downtown Wilmington’s River Place

In recent months, the luxury apartments and condos at River Place, a long-awaited $80 million development on Wilmington's riverfront, have turned into temporary construction sites as workers wearing safety vests and hard hats have repaired building-wide defects.

Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.