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Governor Roy Cooper toured Martin Millennium Academy in Edgecombe County and delivered supplies collected from the Governor’s School Supply Drive today.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper called on Republican legislators to waive state income taxes on student loans that have been forgiven. The General Assembly passed legislation to ensure that North Carolinians did not have to pay income tax on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that were forgiven.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Allenbrook Elementary School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and delivered supplies collected from the Governor’s School Supply Drive. Supplies, including paper, pens, pencils, notebooks and sanitizing wipes, are being delivered to schools across the state as part of the annual drive.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and met with students in various STEM-related programs, including the Next Generation Black STEM Teacher Network program and WSSU’s Astrobotany Lab.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured the new Women’s Business Center of Greensboro located on Bennett College’s campus.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper directed $14.5 million in new federal funding to further support postsecondary students in completing their degree or credential and to support beginning teachers as they start a new academic year.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper along with current Governor John Bel Edwards (LA) and former Governors Mike Easley (NC), Bev Perdue (NC), Jim Hunt (NC), Jim Hodges (SC), Richard Riley (SC), Ray Mabus (MS), Roy Barnes (GA), and Terry McAuliffe (VA) submitted an amicus brief in support of UNC (the University of North Carolina) in the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the consideration of race in college admissions at UNC and Harvard.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced the beginning of the Governor’s School Supply Drive and encouraged people to donate school supplies for public school students and teachers across the state.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Moore Magnet Elementary School in Forsyth County to see NC Education Corps tutors in action and learn how they have supported students and teachers at the school.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina educators now have access to an improved online tool to help them connect students with opportunities to explore potential careers.

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