The majority of U.S. public school districts need to make significant building repairs to their schools, but lack the funding to do so, a new study reports.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to the closure of at least 124,000 public and private K-12 schools, affecting more than 55 million students. Hundreds of colleges have also closed.
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.
State education leaders have unveiled a new initiative to help attract and retain educators of color.
Some wonder if they can afford to stay in public education after the General Assembly adjourned for the year without approving a state budget to address salaries.