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Local News
9:56 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Parents, Teachers Participate In 'Walk-In' Events Across NC

Mt. Mourne IB Principal Boen Nutting talks to parents as part of "Walk-In" activities.
Credit Michael Tomsic

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. 

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Local News
1:26 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Teachers Group Supports A 'Walk-In' Instead of A Walk-Out

Rumblings of a teacher walk-out on November 4th have been popping up on social media for the past few weeks.  But that’s now been replaced with what organizers are calling a “walk-in.”  

Many teachers are frustrated with state lawmakers.  Teacher pay has stayed pretty much the same for the past five years, except for a one percent raise last year.  This year the legislature eliminated tenure and a salary boost for master’s degrees.  Add to that an increase in testing and momentum was building for a walk-out on November 4th. 

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