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Durham is fighting the potential takeover of one of its elementary schools by a charter organization

A wealthy retired businessman from Oregon says his "significant economic resources" helped get passed a state law that will have charter operators over up to five low-performing elementary schools.
Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com
Durham is fighting the potential takeover of one of its elementary schools by a charter organization
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Durham is fighting the potential takeover of one of its elementary schools by a charter organization

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Reaction from NC State’s campus to the NCAA ruling in Chapel Hill

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UNC students express relief in NCAA ruling on academic scandal

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Performance pay for principals ‘makes no sense’