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EdExplainer: Long session legislative recap

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Alex Granados is a researcher and legislative reporter for EducationNC. He grew up in Raleigh where he attended Jeffreys Grove Elementary School, Leesville Road Middle School and Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School. Alex graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in journalism in 2005. While in college, he worked for The Daily Tar Heel, the UNC student newspaper, and he interned for The State of Things on WUNC-FM.… Read full bio »

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  • Ediths_Head

    Great recap, but the pilot program in the budget is for class size flexibility, not calendar flexibility! Whatever happened to all those bills?

  • Jim Lee

    Everything in this budget is designed to justify and implement the continuing dismantling of public education in favor of privatization. Your writer is so busy bending over backwards not to offend that he won’t state the obvious. Oh, and what about taking away retirement benefits from future teachers?