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Education
12:35 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Currently Enrolled NC Teachers Will Get Master's Pay Under Revised Plan

Gov. Pat McCrory speaks during a news conference Monday at Ragsdale High School in Jamestown.
Credit WFDD photo by Molly Burke

Last year the North Carolina General Assembly voted to end supplemental pay for teachers who earn master’s degrees. Even teachers who were at the time enrolled in Master’s programs would not get the ten percent supplement for their advanced degrees. 

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Education
3:57 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

McCrory Announces Increase in Starting Pay for Teachers

Credit WFDD Photo by Molly Burke

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory returned Monday to Jamestown’s Ragsdale High School – his alma mater - to announce an increase in pay for new teachers.

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Education
4:27 am
Thu December 12, 2013

North Carolina Teachers Sue the State Over School Vouchers

North Carolina teachers say the state's voucher program will cripple public school by taking away money they need to help students.
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An advocacy group representing North Carolina teachers is suing the state.

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Business
10:32 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Opportunity Scholarships Will Change NC's Education Landscape

Opportunity Scholarships will give low income students more access to non-public schools. But critics says this program takes away vital funds from already struggling public schools.
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A new law will help change the look of some North Carolina schools.

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News
10:50 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Thousands of GCS Students, Teachers Go Digital

Guilford County Schools is spending about $30 million to buy new tablets for 6th-8th graders and teachers at 18 middle schools. They will allow students to remote into class while also enabling teachers to see instantly which students understand which concepts. The districts remaining 6 middle schools will get tablets next year.
Credit Kathryn Mobley

Guilford County’s middle school students and teachers will have a new tool this year.

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