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North Carolina Budget

Rebecca Klein

Fears Of Mass Teacher Exodus Stirred By New State Report | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The number of teachers leaving the classroom in North Carolina reached a five-year high during the 2012 – 2013 school year, according to the state's...

Rebecca Klein

N.C. Teachers Plan To Hold Statewide Walkout | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

In July, the North Carolina legislature passed a state budget that ended teacher tenure, got rid of pay increases for teachers with master’s degrees...

North Carolina Teacher Quits In Protest Of GOP-Backed Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

After seeing her salary increased by just over one percent in the past five years and with no hope for a raise in the immediate future, Anastasia True...

State's GOP-Influenced Budget Leaves Official 'Truly Worried'

AP | By EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders are putting their free-enterprise stamp on public school and college education,...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brother Ally Given Huge Job In State | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative groups may have been embarrassed on the national stage by their failure to remove President Barack Obama from the White Hou...

State Lawmaker's Third-Grade Daughter Writes Him A Protest Letter

AP | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina lawmaker doesn't think it was right for his daughter and her third-grade class to write to him and other elected off...