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Governor releases budget proposal

Gov. Roy Cooper released his 2019-21 budget proposal today, including an average 9.1 percent teacher pay increase, elimination of new...

Court extends a nearly $730 million judgment against state

A Wake County Superior Court Judge extended a nearly $730 million judgment against the state today for failing to give...

School construction bond bill makes its way through the House

A bill from House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, to put a $1.9 billion school building bond before voters received favorable approval in...

Gov. Cooper provides preview of his state budget proposal

Gov. Roy Cooper gave a sneak peak of his proposed budget to a group of middle school educators rather than...

Governor’s education commission discusses teacher retention, advanced teaching roles

After recruiting, training, and inducting a teacher, what does it take to keep them in the classroom? Answering that question...

Rowan-Salisbury schools continues to mull consolidation plans

The Rowan-Salisbury School Board met last week to continue deliberations on school consolidation. The system currently has 35 schools, with...

Speaker Moore introduces school construction bond legislation

House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, introduced legislation to put a $1.9 billion school building bond before North Carolina voters during...

DHHS releases statewide early childhood goals

The state’s youngest children — how to improve health and education outcomes for them, their families, and their communities —...

Education leaders make their cases to education committee

State Board of Education Chair Eric Davis and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson made the cases for some...

House education committee passes school safety measures

A bill with recommendations from the House Select Committee on School Safety — including threat assessment teams for each school...

Literacy summit brings universities and districts together to delve into teaching kids to read

As policymakers push for higher third-grade reading proficiency and programs like Read to Achieve struggle to make a difference, colleges...

‘Building N.C.’s Future’ passes Senate, heads to House

Wednesday marked another busy day for education matters at the General Assembly, with school infrastructure, residency determination for community colleges,...