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Yes, It’s True: North Carolina Is a Destination For Teachers

Department of Public Instruction data shows teachers are coming to North Carolina.

JLF’s Terry Stoops busts the Left’s narrative that North Carolina is driving teachers to leave the state in droves.

According to North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) data, the number of out-of-state teachers awarded their initial North Carolina teaching license and employed in a public school continues to outnumber North Carolina teachers who resigned to teach in another state. In fact, North Carolina has licensed more out-of-state teachers than it has lost every year since 2009-10.

Want to know more? You’ll find the data here.

Donna Martinez / VP of Marketing and Communications

Donna came to the John Locke Foundation in January 2003 after freelance writing for Carolina Journal and contributing to projects for the North Carolina Education Alliance. He...

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