Eve of the rally

At least 32 districts have closed school Wednesday for the teacher rally. Here are the logistics for tomorrow’s march. 

8:30 a.m.                          Buses begin to arrive at NCAE HQ (700 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh)
10 a.m.                              Pre-rally begins at NCAE HQ
10:30 a.m.                        March begins
12:30 p.m.                        Rally begins on Halifax Mall
1:30 p.m.                          Regional legislative meetings begin
2:30 p.m.                          Event ends
3:30 p.m.                          Buses pick-up at NCAE HQ

Meanwhile, tomorrow House appropriations will be taking up the budget bill, which was released in full (minus salary information) yesterday. 

Go to the budget bill

Go to the money report. 

Lawmakers are expected to release educator salary information for the budget at a press conference today at 3:30. 


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