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Armed With New List of Demands, North Carolina Educators Planning 2nd March On Raleigh

Educators are planning to rally in Raleigh on Wednesday, May 1, which is a scheduled day of classes.

The North Carolina Association of Educators confirms to WFMY News 2 they are in the planning stages of another march on Raleigh later this year.

Educators are planning to rally in Raleigh on Wednesday, May 1, which is a scheduled day of classes.

Their reasons for marching are similar to last year's march, but there are different demands.

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The five things educators will be marching for are:

1. Hiring more school social workers, counselors, nurses, and psychologists.

2. Expanding Medicaid.

3. $15 minimum wage for all workers in schools. 5% raise for educators and retirees.

4. Reinstating Master's and advanced degree pay.

5. Making sure the retirement package stays the same for educators joining the field after 2021.

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