Displaying items by tag: NC Association of Educators

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s self-described teachers’ union still has clout with many Democratic lawmakers in the legislature, but its influence — and popularity — with teachers and everyday North Carolinians appears to be waning. 

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RALEIGH — Test results in reading, math, and science for the 2020-21 school year show the effects school closures and remote learning have had on public school students in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — A statewide campaign launched by the John Locke Foundation — publisher of The Carolina Journal — urges public school teachers to save $500 in dues each year by leaving the partisan N.C. Association of Educators.

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RALEIGH — Even as a bill to reopen schools across North Carolina garnered unanimous bipartisan support and was fast-tracked through the legislature, North Carolina’s teacher’s union released a statement blasting Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and lawmakers from both political parties for the compromise.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed — by one vote, 29-20 — to override the governor’s veto of a bill to reopen schools, even as students — parents, too — suffer, and opinion polls show residents want children back in the classroom.

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Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:36

OPINION: District closings boost homeschooling

North Carolina is already the homeschooling capital of the United States. Now the attraction of this education option is soaring higher than ever — thanks not to the actions of its proponents but to the antics of its opponents.

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RALEIGH — About half of North Carolina’s school districts are closed for in-person instruction, while the other half have students alternating between learning in the classroom and attending school online throughout the week. Starting Oct. 5, school districts can choose to let elementary schools fully reopen.

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RALEIGH — Traditional public school wasn’t working for Charlonda Brown’s two sons. 

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RALEIGH — A wing of the N.C. Association of Educators wants to move the organization in a more left-leaning, radical direction.

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A bill before the South Carolina Legislature seeks to affirm a sacred American right — the right to our conscience. Co-sponsored by every Republican member of the subcommittee — the... Read more

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced due to global shortages and delays in shipments it was unable to include return envelopes in the... Read more

Civitas poll: 61% of likely vo…

RALEIGH — Support for the Opportunity Scholarship Program stands at 61%, according to a new Civitas Poll of likely voters presented by the John Locke Foundation. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — A NASCAR driver who was accused of testing during a charity event at Rockingham Speedway late last year won’t have to cough up any cash. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in two days, the Richmond County Health Department reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team nearly erased a double-digit deficit in its home game against Pinecrest on Wednesday. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team had its three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday. Read more

NCDHHS to continue to provide …

RALEIGH — North Carolina households receiving Food and Nutrition Services benefits will continue to receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of February, the North Carolina... Read more



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