Garner Cleveland Record

March 7, 2014

Johnston lawmakers defend spending in Cleveland

The week before Wake County joined 12 other school boards by passing a resolution to end teacher tenure, a smaller-scale but also vigorous debate about treatment of teachers took place in front of three lawmakers in Cleveland. Sens. Brent Jackson and Buck Newton as well as Rep. James Langdon defended legislative policy from questions and criticism from different angles at a Feb. 27 town hall style meeting.

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