The North Carolina Association of Educators filed a lawsuit in Wake County Superior Court on Wednesday challenging the state's new private school voucher program.
State lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory appear to be in agreement that they will increase teacher pay next year, but the legislative session is more than five months away and the details of the plan remain foggy.
Gov. Pat McCrory introduced a new initiative Thursday to link teachers to the business world. He also says he's looking at ideas for pay raises.
Gov. Pat McCrory is pledging to address teachers' issues 'head on.'
Charter schools make up a growing, if often misunderstood, part of North Carolina's public school system. Advocates say they offer programs traditional K-12 schools do not, while critics say they do not always live up to promises of better, more innovative education.