Teacher Emily Levinson, right, has student Jacobi Walters stand on his chair to be recognized after he got high marks on a computer quiz in her third-grade class at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh. Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget plan keeps a pledge he made to increase teacher pay, including raising the minimum teacher salary to $35,000 a year.
Teacher Emily Levinson, right, has student Jacobi Walters stand on his chair to be recognized after he got high marks on a computer quiz in her third-grade class at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh. Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget plan keeps a pledge he made to increase teacher pay, including raising the minimum teacher salary to $35,000 a year. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Teacher Emily Levinson, right, has student Jacobi Walters stand on his chair to be recognized after he got high marks on a computer quiz in her third-grade class at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh. Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget plan keeps a pledge he made to increase teacher pay, including raising the minimum teacher salary to $35,000 a year. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

McCrory budget covers basics, keeps promise on teacher pay

March 05, 2015 9:02 PM