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  • Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    Town hall tackles education as Common Core repealed
    July 18, 2014, Comments Off

    Jamey Falkenbury, director of operations for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, traveled throughout Western North Carolina this week answering questions about Common Core standards, teacher pay and teacher tenure. Lawmakers, on Wednesday, rolled back Com ...

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    Financial disclosures show net worth of WNC’s congressional reps
    July 16, 2014, Comments Off

    Each year, members of both chambers are required by law to disclose the details of their assets and liabilities in an effort to deter perceptions of any conflict of interest. Inside: A Carolina Public Press analysis of at U.S. Reps. Foxx, M ...

  • Chuck McGrady, Ruth Samuelson. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
    Raleigh Report: Behind-the-scenes budget, coal ash talks underway
    July 7, 2014, Comments Off

    This week, budget conferees take up teacher pay and the fate of more than 7,000 teaching assistants who would lose their jobs to cover the cost of a larger pay raise in the Senate plan. The House plans to meet in skeleton sessions all week, ...