Young children sitting in a classroom at school with their hands raised

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So I was up a little earlier today making sure my kids got off early enough for the first day of school, and so were so many other parents.

On this first day of school, Wake County’s Superintendent James Merrill says that their “teacher shortage” is not slowing them down.

Durham’s Superintendent talks about their “breakfast on us” program that’s offered in some of the Durham schools, as Hillside High school begins their day with the annual million father’s march as dads arrive at school with their kids.


Other stories prior to the beginning of the first day of school include:


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