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Cooper: Budget proposal will have 5% teacher pay raises

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says his upcoming two-year budget proposal will contain sizeable pay raises for teachers as part of his effort to get their salaries up to the national average by the early 2020s.
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Troopers: Coach drives school bus wrong way down highway

South Carolina troopers say a Goose Creek High School coach has been charged with driving under the influence after officers saw him drive the team bus the wrong way down a highway.
11 hours ago
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Student care package from mom: Trash he forgot to take out

College freshman Connor Cox thought he was opening up his usual care package from his mom; what he found inside instead was trash.
3 days ago
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NHCS students excel at Regional Science and Engineering Fair

New Hanover County Schools students displayed exceptional projects at this year’s Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair—and fourteen students will be going on to show off their work at the state level.
4 days ago
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NC House unanimously agrees to let schools control class sizes

The state House has unanimously agreed that North Carolina's public school districts should retain much of their flexibility in setting class sizes for early grades this fall after educators have warned that without it, teachers in other subjects could be let go.
5 days ago
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Cooper to consider bill that cuts UNC Board of Govs. by 25%

Bill supporters say the measure would promote board effectiveness and efficiency. UNC system President Margaret Spellings has suggested a 32-member board is unwieldy.
5 days ago
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Catholic youth basketball squad allows girls back on team

The boys on the St. John's team in Clark had decided to give up their season rather than play a game without their female teammates. The rest of their season was then forfeited.
6 days ago
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Teacher of the Week: Chris Cook

Keeping the beat and getting kids ready for the future is what happens in Chris Cook's band classes at North Brunswick High School. He says 'band teaches you all these life skills." His philosophy is that his students are going to use the skills he's teaching them long after they leave NBHS. "They're going to take these skills," he says "even they don't become music majors or go to school for music."