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NC House seeks average 5 percent teacher raises

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North Carolina public school teachers would get average 5 percent raises without having to give up any job protections in the budget proposal House Republicans have written. Full story...
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McCrory announces raise for teachers, other initiatives

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videoAt a press conference Wednesday at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, Gov. Pat McCrory announced major education initiatives that will include more money for teachers and state employees. Full story...
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NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears

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There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. OKs process to select top teachers

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School officials in New Hanover County now have a plan to select their top teachers under a new teacher tenure law. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The teacher of teachers

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videoDonyell Roseboro is forever a teacher. Once in one classroom and now in many classrooms. She is our extraordinary person of the week. "I knew there were obstacles that would be presented to me," Donyell Roseboro said. "But I believe in people." Full story...
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NC leaders pledge more pay for new teachers; veteran teachers left waiting

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videoFor months north carolina teachers have been wearing Red for Ed. Today the governor and other top leaders promised more green for new teachers. The goal is to keep good young teachers in the classroom, but one local educator says the raise does not fix the problem with veteran teacher pay. Full story...
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Educators worry new teacher pay law could be divisive

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video Teachers identified as the top 25 percent will be eligible for a four-year contract and a $500 annual raise each of the four years. The catch is they must voluntarily give up their tenure. Full story...
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NC group urges teachers to reject contract offers

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A group representing North Carolina teachers plan to increase efforts this week to fight a state law that phases out more than 40 years of job protections in favor of employment contracts. Full story...
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NC budget director cites teacher pay in planning

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videoThe administration of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is forming a budget proposal for the next fiscal year that could boost the salaries of teachers and state employees. Full story...
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NC has fewer teachers and more students

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videoNorth Carolina schools are losing teachers and adding more students. New school data shows there were nearly 96,000 teachers in North Carolina working with more than 1.5 million students as of October. Full story...
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NHCS Board urges state to repeal mandate

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videoDozens of teachers and their supporters wore red in support of education at the New Hanover County School Board meeting. "Right now there is a mass exodus of highly qualified, fabulous North Carolina teachers leaving," said Janna Robertson, a UNCW professor. Full story...
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School board attorney: No ban on 'Red for Ed'

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videoApparently New Hanover County teachers can still wear "Red for Ed" shirts at school. That's a reversal from less than two weeks ago when teachers were informed they could wear red, but could not wear the message "Red for Ed," which the school board said was a political statement not allowed under district policy. Full story...
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McCrory: Frontloading teacher raises among options

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Gov. Pat McCrory says his administration is looking at many options to bolster North Carolina public school teacher pay, including front-loading raises toward new teachers and increases based on instructional performance or in-demand fields. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. School District bans teachers from wearing 'Red for Ed' t-shirts

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videoTeachers in New Hanover County and elsewhere have been protesting education cuts and teacher pay by wearing red T-shirts to show their support for education. Now the New Hanover County School Board is the one seeing red and putting an end to it. Full story...
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Teachers make statement about education reforms, pay

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videoPublic school teachers around the state decked out in red hit the streets to take a stand against recent spending cuts. In New Hanover County, educators and even some parents and students stood outside their schools holding signs in support of better pay and benefits for teachers. Full story...
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