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November 4, 2013

Morning Memo: Teacher protest carries political implications

Teachers, parents and students are expected to show their displeasure toward Republican-led education policies Monday in a proposed protest and possible walkout. The N.C. Association of Educators is encouraging teachers not to walk out but to "walk in" to school and start a dialogue on the issues teachers and schools face, such as low wages and budget cuts. But Republicans – Senate leader Phil Berger most prominently – are using any action by teachers as a political tool.

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