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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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Education

NCCAT, NC’s premier professional development center for teachers, faces the chopping block

The North Carolina Center for Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), lauded by teachers and education advocates for its work in supporting teachers’ professional development, ...
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McCrory’s education budget drains universities to pay K-12 teachers

Gov. Pat McCrory revealed yesterday the full details of his proposed $21 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, on the first day ...
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Gov. McCrory unveils latest teacher pay and education reform plan

Gov. Pat McCrory announced Wednesday his plan to provide pay increases for all teachers and state employees, in addition to a number of ...
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Replacing Common Core to cost NC more than millions

Ben Owens spent twenty years working as an engineer. During that time, he increasingly had a hard time filing jobs with properly skilled ...
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Lawmakers propose ridding North Carolina of the Common Core, replacing with home grown standards

At the final hearing of a committee tasked with studying the Common Core State Standards, Sen. Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph) didn’t mince words when ...
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Charter school application process mystifies many

Ed Sieber wants to open a charter school that would serve grades K-8 in Matthews, a suburb of Charlotte. The school would be ...
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Veteran teachers anxious as short session nears

Two hundred million dollars for raises for North Carolina’s beginning teachers — a proposal put forth by Governor Pat McCrory. Ten million dollars ...
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Dissatisfaction with Common Core State Standards crosses political lines

Strange bedfellows – two words that may come to mind when considering the growing opposition movement to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) ...
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Students, teachers grapple with Read to Achieve law

It’s Friday, and Carla Tavares, a third grade teacher at Millbrook Elementary School in Wake County, is tired of testing her students. And ...
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Can teacher tenure be saved?

Buncombe County explores how it can protect career status for all of its eligible teachers, in spite of a state mandate requiring that ...
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