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North Carolina Education

North Carolina Unveils A Plan For Teacher Pay Raises

AP | KATELYN FERRAL | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House and Senate Republicans unveiled the details of a $21.25 billion budget Tuesday that gives an average 7 per...

NC NAACP and Working Films Team Up to Bring Moral Movies Series to North Carolina

Yuna Shin | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics
Yuna Shin

Given the state of the state of North Carolina, the organizers of Moral Movies hope that this initiative will also spread to other states, such as Georgia, just as Moral Monday movements did.

Teachers In This State Are Extremely Depressed About The Lot Of Their Profession

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

After North Carolina recently passed legislation that eliminated teacher tenure, halted teacher pay raises and initiated a statewide school voucher pr...

This North Carolina Resident Is Thrilled His Wife Quit Her Job

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

Another North Carolina teacher bites the dust. Months after Anastasia Trueman made headlines when she said she was leaving the teaching profession ...

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...

N.C. Schools: Middle School Math Too Hard For Elementary Students

Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.01.2012 | Education

Under new education reforms adopted by North Carolina, gifted elementary school students will no longer be able to take middle school courses formerly...

North Carolina 'Going Backwards" In Education, Governor Says

NPR | Claudio Sanchez | Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

As the 50 states pass their budgets in trying times, education spending is taking one of the hardest hits. In North Carolina, the cuts are so severe t...

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...