New Hanover County Board of Education http://whqr.org en New Hanover County Schools' After-School Program Renewed http://whqr.org/post/new-hanover-county-schools-after-school-program-renewed <p>With the school year well underway, parents of New Hanover County School students may be relieved to know that after-school care is back. At Tuesday night&rsquo;s School Board meeting, members unanimously approved a motion to renew the Community Development Institute&rsquo;s Head Start Contract, meaning about a thousand kids throughout the district can receive free supervision, snacks and help with homework after school. The services kick off this week.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 44000 at http://whqr.org New Hanover County Schools' After-School Program Renewed New Hanover County Tightens School Volunteer Policies http://whqr.org/post/new-hanover-county-tightens-school-volunteer-policies <p>Those hoping to volunteer with New Hanover County public schools may soon be required to get a background checkā€”at his or her own expense. On Tuesday, the Board of Education approved two new changes to its volunteer policy.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:23:39 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 42550 at http://whqr.org New Hanover County Tightens School Volunteer Policies Teachers Gather Downtown to Protest New Education Cuts http://whqr.org/post/teachers-gather-downtown-protest-new-education-cuts <p><strong><em>Editor's note:&nbsp; This report was corrected to reflect the change of terminology regarding the NCAE from "union" to "association", as North Carolina does not have a teachers' union.</em></strong></p><p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:27:26 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 41403 at http://whqr.org Teachers Gather Downtown to Protest New Education Cuts