New Hanover County Board of Education

On October 27, 2014, WHQR and WWAY Newschannel 3 partnered to produce a Candidate Forum featuring the race for the four open seats on the New Hanover County Board of Education.  

New Hanover County voters will decide in November whether to approve a $160 million school bond. 

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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’s School Board meeting, members unanimously approved a motion to renew the Community Development Institute’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.

New Hanover County Tightens School Volunteer Policies

Sep 4, 2013
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Those hoping to volunteer with New Hanover County public schools may soon be required to get a background check—at his or her own expense. On Tuesday, the Board of Education approved two new changes to its volunteer policy.

Teachers Gather Downtown to Protest New Education Cuts

Aug 13, 2013

Editor's note:  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.