Predictably, NCAE complains about bonus proposal

The North Carolina Association of Educators issues a press release in response to Senate Bill 818, which would grant teachers an experienced-based “step” increase and a $350 bonus.  If Governor Cooper agrees to use $95 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) funding for teachers, they would receive an additional $600 bonus.

State revenue is $4.2 billion short, and unemployment is in the double digits.  Complaints about the size of any bonus or salary increase in this economic environment are pretty damn outrageous.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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