Carolina Journal Radio

Teachers walk out Wednesday in political protest targeting Republicans

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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 782: Public school teachers from across North Carolina plan to converge May 16 in Raleigh on the day state lawmakers return to work. Their goals: increased pay and increased funding for public education. So many teachers in one system — Durham Public Schools — plan to take the day off that the local school board decided to cancel classes. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses the ramifications of the school board’s decision.