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New Hanover County Middle School Students: Outshine at Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 March 2011 19:08.

Middle school students in New Hanover County Schools are thinking outside the box when it comes to mathematics. At the recent regional MATHCOUNTS competition that was held on Saturday, February 19, 2011, on the North Campus of Cape Fear Community College, NHCS students performed very well as they earned several awards.
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Dr. Pamela Baldwin Named Principal of Hoggard High School

Written by New Hanover County Board of Education on Thursday, 03 March 2011 18:50.

On Tuesday, March 1, 2011, the New Hanover County Board of Education approved Dr. Pamela Baldwin to be the new principal of Hoggard High School. Dr. Baldwin will begin her duties at Hoggard High on Friday, April 1, 2011.

Dr. Baldwin is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning with Currituck County Schools. Previously, she was principal of Southwest High School and Southwest Middle School, assistant principal at Hunters Creek Middle School and White Oak High School and science teacher at White Oak High School with the Onslow County School District. Dr. Baldwin was Visiting Instructor and Alternative Licensure District Coordinator-Project Act/NC Teach with East Carolina University.

Dr. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Administration and Supervision from East Carolina University and her Doctorate of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Dr. Baldwin has also served as a medic in the United States Army.

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Looking at a Tough Hill to Climb? Depends on Your Point of View

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 February 2011 20:06.

People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.

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Embracing Change: PEFNC supports legislation eliminating state charter school cap

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:29.

RALEIGH (February 2, 2011) – Lifting North Carolina's charter school cap will help more than 20,000 families waiting for a charter school opening and allow charters to be created in 53 counties that currently do not have one, Darrell Allison, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, said Tuesday morning.
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Gov. Perdue Announces 550 Jobs with Capgemini

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 14 January 2011 13:33.

RALEIGH – Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that Capgemini, a consulting and information technology company headquartered in Paris, will establish a delivery center in the U.S. market to support its clients within the banking, insurance and capital market sectors by opening an office in Charlotte.
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Some Colleges Flunking Fair Admissions Test

Written by George E. Curry on Saturday, 08 January 2011 14:51.

It’s the beginning of a new year and that means it is time for high school seniors to begin completing college applications. Increasingly, whether they get admitted will have nothing to do with their grades, their SAT scores, or their overall aptitude for college. They may end up getting denied admission to the college of their choice because of a criminal record.

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