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September 05, 2014

NEA Ad Buy Slams Republican in N.C. Senate Race on K-12 Spending

In the latest multi-million dollar ad buy in North Carolina, the National Education Association blasts the education record of GOP challenger Thom Tillis.

September 04, 2014

Education a Central Theme In First North Carolina Senate Debate

In the nation's closest and most expensive senatorial campaign, U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Thom Tillis, squared off on education issues in the first of three debates.

September 03, 2014

N.C. District Votes to End Relationship With Teach For America

A school board in Durham, N.C., will end its relationship with Teach For America. Board members were concerned about the program's short commitment requirement and recruit preparation.

August 21, 2014

New North Carolina Voucher Program Blocked By Judge

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional

August 21, 2014

North Carolina School Voucher Program Is Ruled Unconstitutional

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."

August 21, 2014

Judge Rules Voucher Program in North Carolina Is Unconstitutional

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."

August 07, 2014

Enrollment Hikes Won't Guarantee More State Aid in New N.C. Budget

Enrollment increases in North Carolina districts will no longer automatically lead to more state aid under the state budget approved by lawmakers, and some education officials are denouncing the change.

July 31, 2014

N.C. Budget Deal Couples Teacher Raises With Pay-Structure Overhaul

Closing in on a budget deal, North Carolina will restructure its pay system and provide teachers with raises averaging 7 percent.

July 23, 2014

Summer Is Over for Students at Year-Round Schools

Students at year-round schools from North Carolina to Oregon are heading back to class already.

July 16, 2014

Common-Core "Review" Bill Will Be Signed by N.C. Gov. McCrory

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced July 16 that he will sign a bill that will initiate what he says is a "review" of the Common Core State Standards.

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