Durham County Schools http://wunc.org en School Boards Challenge The Elimination Of Teacher Tenure http://wunc.org/post/school-boards-challenge-elimination-teacher-tenure <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Durham school board members voted unanimously yesterday to join a lawsuit that challenges the elimination of teacher tenure and replaces it with a selective performance pay system.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:39:48 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 31617 at http://wunc.org School Boards Challenge The Elimination Of Teacher Tenure Teachers React To State Of Education http://wunc.org/post/teachers-react-state-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the wake of the most recent General Assembly session, some teachers across the state are expressing concern about policies that affect the classroom, like voucher programs and budgetary restraints.</p><p>Host Frank Stasio talks to WUNC Reporter <a href="http://wunc.org/people/dave-dewitt">Dave Dewitt;</a> <a href="http://www.starnewsonline.com/">Wilmington Star-News </a>education reporter Pressley Baird; and <a href="http://www.carolinapublicpress.org/">Carolina Public Press</a> reporter Jon Elliston.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:47:03 +0000 Alex Granados 27351 at http://wunc.org How Does The "School-To-Prison Pipeline" Work In North Carolina? http://wunc.org/post/how-does-school-prison-pipeline-work-north-carolina <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; line-height: 1.5;">During the last several years, you may have heard the phrase "School-to-Prison Pipeline" pop up in conversation. It will often be used in discussions regarding the "Zero Tolerance Policy" and armed resource officers in schools. What the school-to-prison pipeline refers to is a number of policies and practices in place that push children from schools into the criminal justice system.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:27:25 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 20278 at http://wunc.org How Does The "School-To-Prison Pipeline" Work In North Carolina?