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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s two-year budget proposal would give teachers an average pay raise of 9.1 percent over two years, with no teacher receiving less than a 3 percent raise in either year.

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RALEIGH — A collection of House Republicans on Thursday, Feb. 28, introduced House Bill 241, which would place a $1.9-billion school construction bond on the March 2020 primary ballot.

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RALEIGH — A requirement for every North Carolina public school student to learn about civic responsibility is one step closer to becoming law after an education committee approved the bill.

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RALEIGH — State Superintendent Mark Johnson has unveiled a bold vision for the future of education in North Carolina, but the announcement was light on concrete details about how the plan would be realized.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s second State of the State address included plenty of proposals liberals and Democrats cheered. But Republicans and conservatives, who dominate the General Assembly that would put these policies into effect, aren’t likely to embrace many of them.

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RALEIGH — Another Democrat has joined the growing pool of candidates for state superintendent in 2020.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College invites the public to attend a showcase of all its programs and services at the RichmondCC Guarantee Celebration and Open House on Thursday, March 7.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019 12:49

Raleigh rally celebrates National School Choice Week

RALEIGH — Victor Clifton has a full scholarship to Duke University. He credited his school, Henderson Collegiate High School, with helping make this possible.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County parents working overnights now have a place their kids can stay and remain safe.

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Monday, 07 January 2019 11:38

COLUMN: Get ready for smaller school districts

 The average public-school district in the United States enrolls about 3,700 students, according to a recent Governing magazine analysis. In North Carolina, the average school district enrolls more than 12,500 students. Only six other states in the nation exceed North Carolina in this regard (including Hawaii, where all 187,000 students are in a single district).

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