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Education
4:43 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

New Superintendent Announced for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

Beverly Emory tells WFDD's Keri Brown she will visit schools every Friday as part of her new role as superintendent for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.
Caroline Potter

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system has a new superintendent.

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Education
4:12 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

From Student to Police Officer

Students who participate in the free youth academy camp in Guilford County will get hands on experience as a police officer.
Credit Guilford County Sheriff's Office

This summer, some Guilford County teenagers can experience what it is like to be a real police officer.

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Education
4:41 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

New College Opens in Greensboro

Virginia College will offer a variety of associate and career training programs at its new Greensboro campus in the Holden Crossing Plaza.
Credit Virginia College

Greensboro is now home to a new college campus. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last week to celebrate the grand opening of Virginia College.

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Education
5:14 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Women's Center Will Focus on Gender Gaps

WFU Women's Center director Paige Meltzer (right) is working with student Amy Shackelford (left) to help improve wellness and body image for students on campus.
Credit Caroline Potter

A new women’s center at Wake Forest University will focus on issues facing students on campus and in the community.

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Education
7:49 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Teachers Learn How to Shoot Guns to Protect Classrooms

NC teachers and school administrators practice hitting their target during a free concealed carry class.
Keri Brown

On Friday, South Dakota’s governor signed a bill allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns. North Carolina educators and state law makers are also looking at legislation to prevent tragedies such as the Connecticut Elementary school shooting in December. 

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