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Wednesday June 29th

Education


Teacher panel meets for first time

The Teacher Advisory Committee, appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory, began discussing its yearlong exploration into education issues plaguing the state last week, amid outcries about teacher pay and education quality.

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Plan for NC teacher walkout stalls

North Carolina teachers upset with low pay and recent cuts to public education were planning to walk out of the classroom Nov. 4 to send a message to the N.C. General Assembly — but an actual walkout is looking unlikely.

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US lags in graduation rates

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recently announced a significant push to increase the number of U.S. graduates — and avoid falling behind other international universities.

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The purpose of an education

We attend university because we believe there is something good about education. We choose to attend a good university because we hope to be well-educated. By pursuing a university education, then, each of us aims at a purpose which we all consider to be good.

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