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    Are some teachers planning to protest on a school day again?

    It certainly seems that way. If teachers are planning to have a “day of action” that starts on a Monday at 10 am, then it appears that some teachers will need to take a personal day to attend. Teachers in Wake County have a workday on September 30th, but teachers in…
    Terry Stoops, September 18, 2019
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    NCAE “Truth Tour” proves that teacher activism need not interrupt school day

    The N.C. Association of Educators admit that the May 1 teacher walkout was a failure, so they have launched a “Truth Tour.”  WNCT reports, On Tuesday, the North Carolina Association of Educators held a press conference in front of South Central High School in Pitt County. Educators from Pitt County alongside…
    Terry Stoops, June 13, 2019
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    Pope takes a detour, talks to protesters

    Art Pope, left, and a protester gesture to each other during a demonstration outside the Doubletree Brownstone Hotel in Raleigh Thursday. (CJ photo by Barry Smith) About a dozen – maybe more; I didn’t take an exact count – protesters decided to demonstrate outside a Civitas Institute…
    Barry Smith, September 27, 2012
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    Commentary on the Save Our Schools (SOS) march

    On Saturday, a few thousand angry teachers took to the streets of Washington, DC to protest standardized testing and unkindness.  I will go into greater detail about the march in my weekly education newsletter (published on Tuesdays).  For now, I encourage readers to take a look at Jay Greene’s…
    Terry Stoops, August 1, 2011