Thousands of teachers are expected to be in Raleigh on May 16 for the "March for Students and Rally for Respect."
More North Carolina schools to close May 16 for teacher's rally
These childcare locations in the Triangle will provide services for the May 16 teacher's rally
The teachers are visiting legislators on the first day of the 2018 session to ask for better pay and working conditions.
The state's three largest school systems are among those closing: Wake County in Raleigh, Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Guilford County in Greensboro.
Schools are making plans to accommodate students with exams May 16 as well as getting meals for low-income students.
Here's a list of districts that have announced closures:
Chatham County Schools
Durham Public Schools
Franklin County Schools
Hickory Public Schools
Mooreville Graded School District
New Hanover County
Wilson County Schools
Vance County Schools