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State Politics

NC lawmakers challenged to sign pledge to save school art, music and PE programs

Save Our Schools wants every North Carolina lawmaker to pledge to fund arts and physical education teachers so they won’t be cut when class sizes drop in 2018.

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Elementary students take over NC senator’s office to push for more school funding

Durham elementary school students, teachers and parents took over Sen. Chad Barefoot’s office on Wednesday. May 3, 2017 for an art lesson and protest designed to urge state lawmakers to increase education funding.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Elementary students take over NC senator’s office to push for more school funding 1:24

Elementary students take over NC senator’s office to push for more school funding

New chancellor chosen for N.C. Central 1:32

New chancellor chosen for N.C. Central

NCCU coach LeVelle Moton shows off his flawless New Edition dance moves 2:21

NCCU coach LeVelle Moton shows off his flawless New Edition dance moves

Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan in place of their own — Chapel Hill Islamic Center 0:56

Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan in place of their own — Chapel Hill Islamic Center