Last week, hundreds of parents, teachers and students descended on Raleigh calling on the General Assembly to address the K-3 class size mandate they say is creating chaos in schools across the state. Now that legislators have adjourned again without taking action, what will happen next?
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Byrd, M. “Wilkes County Superintendent says class size limits are big challenge.” Wilkes Journal-Patriot, 1/5/2018.
Hui, T. Keung. “Gov. Roy Cooper says lawmakers must pay for smaller K-3 classes,” The News & Observer, 1/5/2018.
Leslie, L. “Lawmakers: no class size fix this week.” WRAL.com, 1/9/2018.