The problems with the NC teacher pipeline aren’t “complex” – they’re as easy as ABC. 

A flow chart is making its way around the state that claims to be the pathway to address the teacher shortage in our state.  To be clear, there are many folks in North Carolina who have teaching certification.  What we have is a lack of folks wanting to teach in North Carolina. https://www.sreb.org/sites/main/files/file-attachments/ncgraphic_dec8.pdf?1617045981 As a... Continue Reading →

Sound, basic facts – salary update

Learn more about the "Leandro" case here See the WestEd report detailing the pathway to fulfilling the constitutional duty here Learn more about why public pressure to support the court order is needed here Stay in the loop on developments and advocacy opportunities here Contact your state lawmakers NOW here

NC GOP deceptively boasts "record raises" while cutting corporate tax rates by 50% yet fails to provide a salary schedule that effectively retains and recruits great teachers for our students. Esse Quam Videri - pass a 5% raise for ALL educators and retirees (Avg. 10% raise actually needed to fully restore to 2007 purchasing power)

I moved to NC in 2011, the first year Republicans held majority control of the NCGA. Despite their 20% average raise claims, I have seen a real 2% pay cut compared to teachers with my same credentials on the schedule I "signed up for."

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