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Grier Visits Hunter Elementary

Grier attended this year’s Hunter Elementary Author Visit.  Evey two years, Hunter brings in a nationally recognized children’s book author to work with students for a few days.  This year’s author was Kevin O’Malley.  Rep. Martin got the chance to meet  Mr. O’Malley and with many of the students and faculty at Hunter.  Mr. O’Malley [...]
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Grier at Daniels Middle School Career Day

Daniels Middle School held a Career Day symposium today highlighting jobs with a humanities focus. Rep. Grier Martin was one of a group of speakers invited to share the importance of the humanities in their jobs. Rep. Martin spoke of the need to speak and write effectively and to understand the history and culture of [...]
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Teachers Give Grier Martin an A

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) today released a report card grading every member of the General Assembly. According to its president Sheri Strickland, “NCAE looked at the voting records of legislators that reflect action on a number of issues addressing students and schools and the level of support the General Assembly provided to [...]
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Grier at Durant Rd. Middle School Constitution Day

Rep. Martin was the keynote speaker at Durant Road Middle School’s 2009 Constitution Day program. Over 200 students participated in a program that included song, dance, and other performances that celebrated the Constitution of the United States. For more on the event, visit the Durant Road Middle School PTA site (.pdf file).
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Rep. Martin attends Durant Rd. Middle School Constitution Day

Grier returned to Durant Road Middle School today for their “Constitution Day” program. The event celebrates the many freedoms preserved in the Constitution. The School honored the Constitution with songs, a dance, and a speech by Wake County Commissioner Betty Lou Ward. Grier gave the keynote speech at last year’s Constitution Day and was honored [...]
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Teachers Recommend Grier Martin

The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) has recommended Grier Martin for re-election. NCAE advocates for teachers and students and has 70,000 members throughout North Carolina. “It is an honor to again receive the support of the members of NCAE who do so much to prepare our children for the future,” said Martin.
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Martin leads NC into Compact to help military families

North Carolina today officially signed onto the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Families. Rep. Grier Martin, introduced legislation earlier this year to enroll our state in the Compact and fought hard for its passage. The Governor signed the bill into law today. The Compact will ease the burdens of military children as they [...]
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Sanderson High School graduation

Grier attended the Sanderson High School graduation today at Memorial Auditorium. He met several members of the impressive senior class. Congratulations, Spartans!
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Rep. Martin at NCSU Grad Student Research Symposium

Rep. Martin attended the third annual NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium today. The Symposium was cosponsored by the N.C. State Graduate School and the University Graduate Student Association. The top students nominated by graduate students across campus presented results of their research, with the best receiving awards. Before briefly addressing the audience, Rep. Martin [...]
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Grier visits Hunter Elementary School

As part of a visit by children’s book author Robert Sans Souci, Grier went to Hunter Elementary School today. Grier met teachers, students, and parents, in addition to Mr. San Souci. “As the parent of a five-year-old reader,” said Grier “it was exciting to find a new source of reading material.”
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