Gov. Pat McCrory highlights the addition of 1,800 teachers over the next two years. But his budget also eliminates support for teaching assistants in second and third grades.
Gov. Pat McCrory unveiled a $20.6 billion annual budget Wednesday that he says would hire more teachers, plow more money into early childhood education, give raises to state employees and tackle a number of items he has talked about for the past year.
Gov. Pat McCrory told state agencies Friday to limit their spending in the coming months so he could shift money to cover a Medicaid shortfall of as much as $262 million.