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School leaders across N.C. brace for mass teacher absences during upcoming protestAs Durham considers closing schools because of massive teacher absences, other districts across North Carolina are trying to gauge the scope of a May 16 march in Raleigh that could leave schools scrambling for subs.
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Board votes to close Durham schools when nearly 1,000 teachers rally for better pay
Ronald Wolk, whose Education Week put national spotlight on schools, dies at 86
Are teachers losing their grip on the middle class?
A Conspiracy Video Teaches Kids A Lesson About Fake News
Teacher Pay Is So Low in Some U.S. School Districts That They’re Recruiting Overseas