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North Carolina Schools

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Abortion Education Bill Passes NC Senate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A divisive bill requiring North Carolina educators to teach children that abortion causes later premature births is headed to the House. The bill passed the Senate Monday 38-10 with some Democratic […]

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2013

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NC Group Resisting GOP Changes To Public Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina groups that want to protect the funding for traditional public schools are trying to raise opposition to legislative proposals to expand private-school vouchers and charter schools. Public Schools First […]

CBS Charlotte–05/13/2013

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NC House Bill Requires Schools To Keep Epi-Pens

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill that would require North Carolina schools to keep a supply of epinephrine pens to treat potentially life-threatening allergic reactions passed the House Education Committee Tuesday. The bill, sponsored by […]

CBS Charlotte–04/24/2013

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NC Weighs Requiring Allergy Antidote In Schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are considering a law aimed at getting schools prepared to treat children who suffer severe allergic reactions. A state House committee on Tuesday is scheduled to hear a […]

CBS Charlotte–04/23/2013

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NC House Wants Kids To Focus On Handwriting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina legislators want to require that school children learn how to write and multiply even in today’s modern world. A legislative committee on Tuesday is scheduled to discuss a […]

CBS Charlotte–03/26/2013