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May 29, 2015, 1 Comment

After Lisa Baldwin, a former member of the Buncombe County Board of Education, complained about a novel included in her child’s high school class, a flurry of messages commenced. And yesterday, Baldwin appealed a decision to keep the book in the curriculum.

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NC House’s state budget proposal draws broad support

May 23, 2015, No comments

In a vote that diverged from the party-line splits of the past several years, the House approved a $22.1 billion biennial budget for North Carolina by ...

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Raleigh Report: NC House budget emerges, WNC items detailed

May 18, 2015, No comments

Right now, the state budget is in eight parts and still lacks a few key details, including the full salary schedule for teachers and state employees a ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin

May 4, 2015, No comments

With the frenzy of last week’s crossover rush behind them, North Carolina legislators return to Raleigh this week to begin part two of the job: crun ...