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Bill Says Teacher Layoffs Can’t Be Seniority-Based

Teachers’ seniority must be downplayed in layoff decisions during budget cuts under a bill advancing in the South Carolina Senate.


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Meeting Looks At Pay Incentives For NC Teachers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers, school leaders and parents are considering whether teachers can be better rewarded for performance through a statewide incentives package. The General Assembly scheduled the first meeting Tuesday of […]


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NC Group Urges Teachers To Reject Contract Offers

A group representing North Carolina teachers said Monday it is expanding efforts to fight a state law that phases out job protections in place for more than 40 years in favor of employment contracts that supporters say will promote sharper classroom performance.


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Belk Foundation Giving $500,000 For Teacher Raises

The Belk Foundation is giving Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools $500,000 to expand a program that lets teachers earn up to $23,000 a year more by taking on additional duties.


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Hanover County Schools Tell Teachers, Principals No Red For Ed T-shirts

Teachers and principals in New Hanover County schools are being told they cannot wear “Red for Ed” t-shirts as a protest against actions earlier this year by the North Carolina General Assembly.


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Ant Infestation Gives Students, Teachers An Extra Day Off

Children at a Columbia elementary school are getting and extra day off because of ants.


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8 Students Charged In Western NC High School Brawl

Eight students are facing charges after a brawl at Erwin High School in which two teachers were hurt while trying to break up the melee.


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North Carolina House Panel Wants More Digital Tech In Schools

North Carolina lawmakers want to ensure students and teachers are prepared for a digital world.

CBS Charlotte–02/13/2013

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Kids Cyberbullying Teachers Outlawed

Nearly two dozen new laws taking effect on Saturday include one that extends a North Carolina crime against cyberbullying to also protect school employees.


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Young Teachers Drawn To Kids, Career Starts Tricky

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jordan McNeil offered skills in high demand by public schools when she graduated from college with a dual major in special education and elementary education in 2011. She needed just one interview […]

CBS Charlotte–11/23/2012