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Parents rally to end mask mandate in Wake County schools

A rally on Tuesday called to end the mask mandate in Wake County schools. More than 100 parents, grandparents, and students held signs and demonstrated in the cold outside Wake public school headquarters in Cary during a school board meeting. Carolina Teachers Alliance, the American Teachers Alliance, Open-NC.US, and Wake County’s Moms for Liberty held...

Theresa Opeka
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Cooper’s teacher advisory committee lopsided to favor Dem voices

Of the 25 active members of Gov. Roy Cooper’s Teacher Advisory Committee, only one is a registered Republican, a review of voter registration records by Carolina Journal shows. The ratios bring into question how adequately the advisory committee represents the diverse viewpoints of teachers from across North Carolina. Cooper, a Democrat, created the committee through...

David N. Bass
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Teacher’s union on decline as pandemic-weary parents clamor for more options 

North Carolina’s self-described teachers’ union still has clout with many Democratic lawmakers in the legislature, but its influence — and popularity — with teachers and everyday North Carolinians appears to be waning.  Over the past decade, the N.C. Association of Educators’ membership has dropped nearly 59%, and its revenue cut in half — from $11...

David N. Bass

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