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Could upcoming teacher rally affect your student’s classtime?

It's almost that time of year again. On May 1, teachers around the state plan to rally in Raleigh.

North Carolina a leader in state vouchers for private school

More than 30 states now offer some assistance for parents to send their children to private or religious schools or to pay for outside services. But North Carolina, where Democrats prevented such programs for decades, has quickly jumped near the head of the class.

Teachers critical of Gov. McCrory to issue ‘report card’

North Carolina's traditional school year is over, so some teachers say it's time Gov. Pat McCrory gets graded for his performance on public education and other issues.

Cooper gets teachers’ group backing; McCrory gets challenger

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has landed a Republican primary challenge from a former state lawmaker persuaded to get in the race based on opposition to toll lanes on Interstate 77 north of Charlotte.

Critics say pay claims in NC budget not accurate

video The new state budget plan leaves teachers asking questions. Republican leaders said yesterday the proposal will give educators their largest pay hike in state history, but some teachers may not see the change.

NC judge weighs order blocking teacher tenure law

Public school teachers are asking for quick action from a North Carolina judge to block a law taking effect this summer that eliminates more than 40 years of job protections in favor of employment contracts.

NC judge allows lawsuits on private school grants

videoA North Carolina judge is keeping alive a challenge to a new law that would let taxpayer money go for tuition at private or religious schools.

NC leaders pledge more pay for new teachers; veteran teachers left waiting

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.

NC group urges teachers to reject contract offers

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.

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