Lindsay Marchello - Carolina Journal News Service

Lindsay Marchello - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — A Wake County Superior Court judge signed a consent order giving the state more time to pay a nearly $730 million judgment in a lawsuit over school technology funds.

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.

Wednesday, 06 March 2019 11:28

Silent Sam decision pushed back until May

RALEIGH — People wanting to learn the fate of Silent Sam will have to wait a bit longer. The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has approved an extension of the deadline for board members to devise a plan for the confederate monument.

RALEIGH — The House K-12 Education committee OK’d the statewide school construction bond bill, but questioned the formula used to decide how much each county would get for school construction.

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.

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.

RALEIGH — The House Rules Committee gave a favorable report on Monday, Feb. 25 to a bill proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the use of eminent domain for economic development. Only one member, Rep. Darren Jackson, D-Wake, voted against the bill.

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.

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

RALEIGH — The State Board of Education isn’t ready to commit to making it easier for out-of-state teachers to work in North Carolina.

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