Posted on 16 September 2014.
Posted in Top Stories, WFAE
Posted on 30 May 2014.
By TOM BULLOCK
Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio presented her budget to County Commissioners Thursday. Here’s a look at what is, and is not in her $1.5 billion proposed budget.
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Posted in Mecklenburg County, WFAE
Posted on 19 May 2014.
Posted in Politics, Schools, WFAE
Posted on 09 April 2014.
Posted in Mecklenburg County, Schools, WFAE
Posted on 06 November 2013.
A student carried a sign saying “We Support Our Teachers.” (Little Photography)
By LISA MILLER
Many schools across North Carolina staged something called a “walk-in” Monday. It was in lieu of a one-day strike that some teachers had been contemplating to protest stagnant wages, elimination of tenure, and an increase in standardized testing.
[Members of the Parent Teacher Organization and other supporters joined the statewide "walk-in" Monday afternoon at J.V. Washam Elementary School in Cornelius. They gathered after dismissal at 3:15 on the front sidewalk of the school and walked in together "in support of our phenomenal teachers," according to an organizer. ]
Several weeks ago, Superintendent of Iredell-Statesville Schools Brady Johnson got wind that a teacher walk-out was in the works. So he suggested an alternative. Read the full story
Posted in Schools, WFAE
Posted on 20 August 2013.
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Politics, WFAE