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Public Schools

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Groups Complain NC Schools Keep Immigrant Kids Out

Civil rights groups want the U.S. Justice Department to launch a federal investigation into whether North Carolina school districts are refusing to enroll some immigrant children although public schools are required to take all comers.

02/18/2014

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N.C. Schools Worried About Reading Requirement

North Carolina state lawmakers are hearing the concerns of local public school superintendents about a new requirement designed to ensure all third-graders meet reading proficiency standards before they move to the next grade.

01/28/2014

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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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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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NC Senate Works To Revamp Education Policy

The North Carolina Senate is working to revamp public school laws ranging from stripping job-protecting tenure laws from teachers to adding more classroom days without shortening summer vacation.

05/29/2012

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NC Senate Head Pushes $440M Education Package

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An education reform package pushed by the North Carolina’s Senate leader is estimated to cost nearly $440 million over the next five years if it becomes law. Sen. Phil Berger explained […]

CBS Charlotte–05/23/2012

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