Stories tagged: "teacher pay"

In this May 2019 file photo, teachers march to protest school funding shortfalls in North Carolina. (Image via Shutterstock)
NC Teacher: Lawmakers Are Laughing In Our Faces With Latest Pay Raise Bill

After a decade of punishing education cuts, a North Carolina educator says the latest Republican teacher pay proposal is insulting.

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Should NC Teachers Get Hazard Pay If Schools Reopen in August? These Lawmakers Think So.

A bill filed by Democrats in the NC Senate looks to offer hazard pay to all school employees if public schools reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

House Speaker Tim Moore in a May 4 press conference with Gov. Roy Cooper.
NC Lawmakers Are Misleading Us About Average Teacher Pay

A veteran educator breaks down North Carolina's perpetual tug-of-war over teacher pay. And why average pay is a red herring.

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Tired of Cutbacks and Low Pay, North Carolina Teachers Consider Striking

The North Carolina Association of Educators is gauging interest to see how far teachers are willing to go to push back against draconian cuts to public education.

Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, at the podium. (Image via screenshot)
North Carolina’s January Session Lasted Less Than Three Hours. Here’s What Got Accomplished.

Senate Democrats managed to uphold the governor’s veto on bills related to teachers’ raises and regulations reform. Then Republicans canceled a vote on the state budget.