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‘Teacher of the Week’ hitting a high wave by engaging students in math

When Brandon Puhalski is not surfing or fishing outside, he stays busy with his other passion -- teaching elementary students about math.

UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reached a $1.5 million settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to fully report information about crimes that occurred on campus.

Report finds Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what was going on and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.

Office for Civil Rights investigating New Hanover County Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has confirmed the Office for Civil Rights has an investigation open at New Hanover County Schools.

GAO: About $108 billion in student loan debt to be forgiven

Congressional investigators say the federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loan debt as part of popular plans that tie repayment to borrowers' earnings.

Trump picks charter school advocate for education secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected a charter school advocate and GOP donor from Michigan to be education secretary.

Feds investigating Sandusky fine Penn State a record $2.4M

The U.S. Department of Education is hitting Penn State with a record $2.4 million fine for violating a law that requires colleges and universities to report campus crimes and warn people if their safety is threatened.

New rules aim to help students clear loans in cases of fraud

The Obama administration is issuing new rules meant to help students get their federal loans erased in cases where there's been fraud and misconduct by their schools.

Miller Motte says business as usual despite accreditor concerns

The United States Department of Education has cut ties with the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. ACICS is the accreditor for Miller Motte College here in Wilmington.

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Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.

Local furniture maker preserves historic Clemson tree as a table

A piece of Clemson football history could be returning home, all thanks to a Wilmington furniture maker.