Pender County Schools to also close May 16 for teacher rally

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Pender County Schools is the third school district in our area to announce they will close on May 16.

Pender County Schools says teachers have submitted 174 absence requests for Wednesday.

PCS says this information was presented to the Board of Education for consideration of calendar adjustment. A majority directed Pender County Schools to close. This day now becomes an workday for staff.

Brunswick County Schools and New Hanover County Schools have already announced they will close on Wednesday.

Thousands of educators across the state will convene in Raleigh to attend a rally at the General Assembly to address teacher pay, among other education issues.

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