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Before They Walk Into A Classroom, These New Teachers Will March On The N.C. Capitol

Recent graduates Cristina Chase Lane and WinnieHope Mamboleo will be joining the profession just as teacher strikes sweep the nation. Instead of feeling demoralized, they say they feel galvanized.
Cristina Chase Lane (left) and WinnieHope Mamboleo recently graduated from North Carolina State University's teacher college. Source: Leah Jarvis/NC State College of Education

Last week, teachers-to-be WinnieHope Mamboleo and Cristina Chase Lane marched across the graduation stage at North Carolina State University.

This week, they'll be marching with future colleagues at the state capitol in Raleigh, asking for better pay and better school funding.

North Carolina is the sixth state to see teacher walkouts in the past four

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