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Silence Speaks 1,000 Words

    Silence Speaks 1,000 Words

Protestors take stand over state education cuts (pictured above:  Protesters stand silently holding signs outside the Forsyth County Government Building.) Local members of the North Carolina Association of Educators and

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Teachers urged to reject conditional raises

    Teachers urged to reject conditional raises

(pictured above:  Ann Petitjean speaks at a pro-teachers rally last year.) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has decided to offer qualifying teachers raises in exchange for foregoing their tenure. That

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School hopes for voucher onslaught

    School hopes for voucher onslaught

As the debate about the viability, fairness and effectiveness of a state-supported school voucher plan rages, at least one local private school is preparing to welcome what it hopes will

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‘Core’ of the Matter

    ‘Core’ of the Matter

New school achievement standards taking some getting used to The rollout of North Carolina’s new Common Core State Standards curriculum is getting mixed reviews. Ann Petitjean, president of the Forsyth

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Free At Last

    Free At Last

Local rally recalls historic March on Washington Lenoir native Louise Lash’s grandmother worked as a maid but was not allowed

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Teachers: Lawmakers making it hard for us

    Teachers: Lawmakers making it hard for us

For the past two decades, New York City native Esther Davis has dedicated her life to education. “I’ve always loved

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Grant calls for dramatic faculty changes at Cook

    Grant calls for dramatic faculty changes at Cook

When students return to Cook Elementary School in the fall, they will see a lot of new faces. Cook, which

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