Pender County Schools changes opening plan

Pender County Schools holds emergency meeting and postpones Plan B opening

  UNCW students return to class with the "Best for the Nest" protocols in place next week

UNCW has "Best for the Nest" protocols in place to help students say safe.

  Community classroom coverage returns to WECT

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  Teachers are getting creative and students are ready to learn

Teachers are thinking outside of the box and are getting really creative.

  Many private and charter schools are operating in-person classes

As many public schools across the Cape Fear region prepare for virtual learning, many private and charter schools are offering face-to-face instruction.

  NHC School Board voted to rename Walter L. Parsley Elementary School

The New Hanover County Board of Education voted Tuesday night to rename Walter L. Parsley Elementary School.

  Pender County School Board fine-tunes school opening plan

At Tuesday's meeting Pender County School Board fine-tuned the details for a safe return to school.

  Financial relief available for child care assistance

Financial relief available through CARES Act for families in need with children ages 3-12

  Brunswick County School Board met to discuss how school will operate

Learning online is hard for students who need face-to-face learning.

  Bladen County distributes laptops to high school students

Bladen's superintendent is hopeful students will be back in the classroom before the year end but is confident that school will be successful regardless.

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  Pender County Schools discussed Plan B logistics

About 20 percent of students requested the online-only option

  NHCS introduces a new Superintendent

Dr. Charles Foust has been named the new superintendent for New Hanover County Schools following a special meeting by the board of education Friday morning.

  Parents express frustration over NHCS move to ‘Plan C’

In recommending the move to Plan C, Interim Superintendent Del Burns said the district just isn’t ready for in-person learning

  NHC School Board decides schools will not return to in-person schooling for first nine weeks

The vote was six to one in favor of Plan C; David Wortman gave the dissenting vote.

  Interest soars in home school options for families

Interest is soaring in home schooling options as families grapple with changing public school reopening plans and COVID-19.

  Answers to questions about Virtual Academy versus Virtual School for NHC students

New Hanover County Schools is working to clarify the difference in two digital learning options on the horizon for local students.

  Brunswick County Schools seeking alternative locations for virtual learning

Brunswick County Schools is reaching out to business owners who have internet connectivity that could help students without a reliable WiFi connection.

  Preparations are being made for reopening schools in Columbus County

Every child will have a laptop; desks will be six-feet apart; recess is being adapted

  Local NAACP president files federal complaint against law firm

The complaint says whistleblower Ray Hankins has faced intimidation and retaliation by the attorney hired by the school district.

  What will Pender County Schools’ hybrid plan for restarting schools mean for your family?

Pender County Schools on Tuesday, July 21, voted on a hybrid option to send students back to school in the upcoming fall.

  Brunswick County Schools will reopen with Plan C

Brunswick County Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday to start the upcoming school year with 100% online learning for the first four- and one-half weeks.

  Teachers held round table discussion about returning to school

Many teachers and staff believe they may be putting themselves and others at risk by returning to in-person learning

  NHC to release parent survey to determine who want virtual and who wants in-person learning

Staff members and families should expect more information on the opening of New Hanover County Schools Monday.

  Parents seek alternate education options for children

Private schools, charter schools and homeschooling groups are all seeing huge spikes in inquiries from families looking for information on what they offer.

  Teachers train for digital transition this fall

As districts announce their plans for school, virtual classes are sure to be central to everyone’s lives this fall.

  Brunswick County parents have one week to decide on remote learning option

Parents of school-age children in Brunswick County have a tough decision to make, and little time for consideration.

  Students remain hopeful in face of uncertainty

Students fear their grades will suffer because there are too many distractions with virtual learning

  Plans for public schools to reopen are shaping up

Most of New Hanover County Schools’ pre-K through 12th grade students will attend school on an alternating three-week schedule, according to interim superintend

  Parents and BCS respond to Governor's decision to reopen schools

Schools will look very different in the fall and school districts still have a lot of work to do to prepare for students coming back.

  Parents weigh in on how they want schools to look

Governor Cooper decided on Plan B with a choice to go with Plan C.

  UNCW international student responds to new ICE guidelines

International students across the country will have to leave the country if their university switches to online instruction.

  NHCS Board of Education discusses plans for schools to reopen in the fall

Three plans to reopen schools are currently under consideration until Governor Roy Cooper approves one of them.

  CFCC releases heavily redacted bills following public records request

After repeatedly refusing to provide itemized bills for the college’s legal expenses, CFCC changed course and gave those documents to WECT at the end of June.

  Young Scientist Academy kicks off Code Girls program

Wilmington’s Young Scientist Academy kicked off their Code Girls program on Monday.

  Mike Adams to retire from UNCW in August

Controversial professor Dr. Mike Adams to retire August 1.

  UNCW Dept Chair says staff spending hundreds of hours looking for ways to address issues

Messages of love and hate, support and dissent are spreading across cities and towns and on social media in a way we largely haven’t seen since the civil rights

  UNCW history professor starts tough conversations about hard history

Educators prepare to cover emotional, controversial history in the classroom