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Lindsay Wagner

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Lindsay Wagner, former Education Reporter for N.C. Policy Watch. Wagner now works as a Senior Writer and Researcher at the NC Public School Forum. She has also worked for the American Federation of Teachers in Washington, D.C., as a writer and researcher focusing on higher education issues and for the National Education Association, the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright program and the Brookings Institution and an Education Specialist at the A.J. Fletcher Foundation.
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Latest batch of prospective charter schools moves forward with concerns

State Board of Education meets next week to grant final approval Back in 2013, when members of a state board tasked with reviewing ...
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House education budget boosts teacher pay and school vouchers, falls short on classroom needs

House lawmakers unveiled a draft biennial budget Monday that includes pay raises for all teachers and a patchwork of funding initiatives aimed at ...
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The Final Class of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows

Tacey Miller’s dream of becoming a North Carolina Teaching Fellow took hold early in her high school career, when her best friend, who ...
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State Board of Education considers proposals to reduce high-stakes testing in NC

The impetus for state education leaders to reexamine how North Carolina’s students are assessed on their academic progress rests with the understanding that ...
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Lawmakers push raft of education bills in advance of crossover deadline

As the April 30 ‘crossover deadline’ nears — at which point a bill must be passed by one legislative house in order to ...
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Censorship controversy, thin record spark concerns over McCrory’s State Board of Ed nominee

Governor Pat McCrory’s recent nomination  of J. Todd Chasteen to serve on the State Board of Education has raised the eyebrows of some ...
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Lawmakers move bill that would make it a felony offense for a student to assault a teacher

Students who assault teachers could soon face felony charges in North Carolina, according to a bill that was green-lighted by a Senate committee ...
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Q&A with James Ford, 2014 NC Teacher of the Year

Garinger High School history teacher and North Carolina 2014 Teacher of the Year James Ford took a circuitous path to the teaching profession. ...
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As legislative session marches on, education bills aim to tweak past measures

Lawmakers have filed hundreds of bills well into the 2015 legislative session, many aimed at making changes to the governance of North Carolina’s ...
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Lawmakers renew push to expand North Carolina’s school voucher program

Voucher supporter Rep. Stam hopes to expand program from $10 million to $40 million beginning this fall Flanked by scores of school children ...
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