Why NC teachers marching in Raleigh Wednesday will still be paid

People inside the North Carolina state Capitol in Raleigh look out a window upon the teachers' march Wednesday. Educators school workers and parents joined the protests to push for greater school funding

People inside the North Carolina state Capitol in Raleigh look out a window upon the teachers' march Wednesday. Educators school workers and parents joined the protests to push for greater school funding

Recent marches in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona and now North Carolina, all right-to-work states, confirm my worry.

"We are extremely aware that disrupting family routines puts a burden on parents". Were I still working with student teachers, I would be urging them not to seek jobs in your state. Besides aged computer equipment at school, none of them have brought home a textbook all year, with teachers instead handing out worksheets to glue into their notebooks.

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The National Education Association reported last month that North Carolina teachers earn about $50,000 on average, ranking them 39th in the country past year. Kelly said her mom, a teacher's assistant in the same county, inspired her to become a teacher.

Educators say they will focus on a host of public education issues Wednesday-including overall school funding, classroom supplies, infrastructure, and, of course, teacher pay. "I stand for better resources for children, which is a big part of why we teach".

Since they began cutting taxes in 2013, lawmakers have slashed the corporate income-tax rate to one of the lowest in the country and now collect about a half-billion dollars less annually, according to the legislature's fiscal staff. Almost 7,500 teachers' assistant positions have been cut in the last decade, participants argue, and nearly a quarter of the state's kids live in poverty.

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Legislators, now is the time to adjust spending on education.

Moore told reporters the 6.2% raise represents the fifth year teacher pay has increased in North Carolina.

Representatives for the National Education Association and the North Carolina Association of Educators couldn't be immediately reached. "The plan must also stop the flat-lining of experienced educators' pay".

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Berger also blamed "politically motivated rhetoric and misinformation" for criticism of lawmakers' public school decisions. "We simply won't have enough teachers in place to operate schools safely or to ensure a high-quality instructional day for students". So organizers of Wednesday's march encouraged teachers to use a provision in state law that allows them to take personal leave with at least five days' advance notice - as long as a substitute is available and the teacher pays a $50 "required substitute deduction". On the day of the march, Durham Public Schools will offer free breakfast and lunch to students at 13 schools.

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