Stories tagged: "teacher pay"

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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.

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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.

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Struggling North Carolina teachers won’t be getting a pay raise this year

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.