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"I’m a small business owner," someone identified as "Andy" writes to syndicated advice columnists J.T. and Dale, "and I can’t believe how many people just don’t want to work anymore. ... my business is suffering, because I can’t get employees."

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Monday, 02 August 2021 10:47

OPINION: Merit pay boosts student success

How much say should the public have about public education? Parental revolts against “wokeness” fads in the classroom are all the rage right now, but gaps between public preferences and the practice of public education didn’t suddenly begin a few months ago. They’ve been around for decades.

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HAMLET — Richmond County school bus drivers will be getting a bump in their paychecks next year.

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RALEIGH — Public school teachers in North Carolina receive an average annual salary of $53,392 for the current school year, according to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. That puts the state second best in the Southeast — behind Georgia — in average teacher pay.

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Tuesday, 01 December 2020 11:35

North Carolina lowers the rate of teacher attrition

RALEIGH — Before the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools, more teachers were staying in North Carolina’s classrooms.

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RALEIGH — Incoming University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans has accepted a $400,000 base salary — significantly less than the earnings of some peers and predecessors. But the pay, outlined in a five-year contract, is accompanied by hefty, performance-based bonuses.

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RALEIGH — Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has food pantries on its campuses — for its teachers.

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RALEIGH — Thousands of teachers and other school personnel from around the state, including a few from Richmond County, marched in the state capital Thursday to advocate several causes including an increase in their pay.

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