More Headlines

Backpack Index: Cost Of School Supplies Up About 12% From Last Year

Updated: 07/27/2011 - The first day of school is less than a month away for many students here in eastern carolina and that means back to school shopping. Parents will pay more for fees and supplies for their kids this year according to the Backpack Index released by Huntington Bank.

Read More

Peace College To Change Name, Allow Men Undergrads

Posted: 07/22/2011 - Peace College will admit male students to all programs for the first time in the school's 154-year history as part of a significant overhaul that also includes changing its name.

Read More

State Judge Orders Pre-Kindergarten Services Restored

Posted: 07/18/2011 - A North Carolina judge says the General Assembly's budget cuts and changes to a pre-kindergarten program cheat poor children out of educational opportunities and should be stopped.

Read More

Greene Co. Middle School To Be Demolished

Updated: 07/15/2011 - Saturday marks three months since the deadly tornadoes devastated North Carolina. Greene County Middle School was severely damaged and is preparing to go under construction.

Read More

ECU Celebrates Dental School Construction

Updated: 07/15/2011 - East Carolina University held a ceremony Friday to celebrate the "topping out" of the new dental school currently under construction.

Read More

NC Lottery Reports Record Profits For Education, Sales

Posted: 07/11/2011 - The chief of the North Carolina Education Lottery attributes new scratch-offs, more daily drawings and a larger retail base to help generate record ticket sales and net profits for the state.

Read More

Craven County Schools Weathering Budget Cuts

Posted: 07/07/2011 - Despite the loss of state funding, Craven County School officials say they do not expect to layoff anyone prior to the upcoming school year.

Read More

Tight Budgets Whittle Away Time In Classroom

Posted: 07/06/2011 - After several years of state and local budget cuts, thousands of school districts across the nation are gutting summer-school programs, cramming classes into four-day weeks or lopping days off the school year, even though virtually everyone involved in education agrees that American students need more instruction time.

Read More

NYC Budget Deal Averts 4,000 Teacher Layoffs

Posted: 06/25/2011 - New York City lawmakers reached a budget deal Friday that will avert the layoffs of about 4,000 teachers partly through union concessions, but the city won't pay to replace thousands more public school instructors who quit or retire this year, officials said.

Read More
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.