Monthly Archives: January 2011

NHCS Faces Challenging Budget Decisions

Last week’s blog focused on the budget dilemma faced by all school districts in North Carolina and, in particular, New Hanover County Schools. This week’s blog will address the decision-making process and struggles at the school level as they try … Continue reading

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Budget Update by Dr. Tim Markley

Recent newspaper and non-media headlines throughout North Carolina have been focusing on projected revenue shortfalls at the federal, state and county levels. Given the financial quagmire faced by all agencies and entities which rely on tax dollars to operate, it … Continue reading

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Weather Calls by Dr. Tim Markley

Often times when I visit school and classrooms, I will ask students if they know what my job is as a superintendent. For the younger elementary students this can be a stumper, so I tell them about my responsibility to … Continue reading

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The Superintendent Reports

John Gardner, a noted scholar, public servant and leader once noted in his book, No Easy Victories: “I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back on education as it is practiced in most schools today … Continue reading

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