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Gov. Cooper’s teacher pay plan: Raises averaging 10 percent over next two years

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday that his budget will call for 5 percent teacher raises on average this year and next – with a goal of raising pay to the national average in five years. Cooper’s plan would cost $813 million over two years without raising taxes, he said. During that time teachers would get average raises of 10 percent.
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Gov. Cooper’s teacher pay plan: Raises averaging 10 percent over next two years 2:50

Gov. Cooper’s teacher pay plan: Raises averaging 10 percent over next two years

McMaster: 'In the Army, because the stakes are so high, you can't just be a yes man' 0:56

McMaster: 'In the Army, because the stakes are so high, you can't just be a yes man'

Governor says HB2 is a hindrance to recruiting businesses to NC 1:45

Governor says HB2 is a hindrance to recruiting businesses to NC

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son 1:59

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son