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NC educators oppose law ending job protections

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videoSome public school teachers and school administrators are pushing back against a new North Carolina law that eliminates job protections for educators. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Board of Education approves employee bonus

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Teachers and principals in Brunswick County will soon see an increase in pay, and employees can also expect a bonus check, according to a release from a spokeswoman with the school system. Full story...
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Mail Room continues tradition of free copies for teachers

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videoWith the school year about to start teachers need a lot of papers to be copied. Budget cuts often limit the number of prints they can make at school. So the Mail Room in Long Leaf Mall is stepping up to the plate by helping teachers with free copies. Full story...
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Educators say lawmakers need to get facts straight on education spending

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videoTeachers, parents and education advocates are seeing red, literally, when it comes to the education budget. It was a sea full of red at Wilmington's Riverfront Park, where a rally sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Educators focused on telling legislators to get their facts straight about education spending. Full story...
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State superintendent pushes income tax exemption for public school teachers

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videoThe state's top educator wants to take some of the financial burden off North Carolina teachers. State Superintendent June Atkinson is urging lawmakers to consider exempting public school teachers from personal state income taxes. Full story...
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NC House tries to stop some local government moves

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House Republicans want to prevent North Carolina city and county governments from collecting union dues from workers and requiring local employers to assume responsibilities related to pollution generated by their employees. Full story...
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Brunswick teacher rallies against school performance bills

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videoThe Brunswick County Board of Education got a lesson on new bills in Raleigh that would grade schools based on performance grades. Teachers feel they would be penalized and could lose pay under the system. Full story...
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Teachers get lesson in gun training

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In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, teachers in the Triangle have responded by spending their Sunday in the classroom, in a free firearms training course. Full story...
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Teacher turnover up: 1 in 8 NC teachers left jobs

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The rate of North Carolina teachers leaving their jobs increased slightly last year to nearly one out of eight working in the classroom. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: NC teacher pay raise not what it seems

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video When you compare pay schedules from last year to this coming year, it seems teachers are getting the raise they were promised, but when you look closer they aren't getting the increase they thought. Full story...
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Perdue unveils details of teacher pay raise

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Gov. Beverly Perdue says her budget proposal for next year will contain an experience-based pay increase for North Carolina public school teachers last given to educators in 2008. Full story...
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Perdue unveils details of teacher pay raise

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Gov. Beverly Perdue says her budget proposal for next year will contain an experience-based pay increase for North Carolina public school teachers last given to educators in 2008. Full story...
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NC teachers survey working conditions

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North Carolina's public school leaders want to know how to make teachers happy, and through them how to improve the learning environment. Full story...
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NCAE sues over automatic dues bill

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North Carolina's leading teacher lobbying group has sued to block a new law from taking effect that would prevent its members from having their dues removed automatically from their paychecks. Full story...
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Brunswick County school employees to receive bonus

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The Brunswick County Board of Education has voted to give a one-time bonus for all eligible employees. Full story...
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