K-12 education (page 10)

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    6 Consecutive Salary Increases For Teachers

    Five pay raises in a row — plus a bonus — with a sixth pay raise on the way. Yet, protestors demand more money towards salaries and Medicaid expansion rather than reaching out to collaborate on ways to improve education outcomes for North Carolina children.
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
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    Thank you, Real Clear Education!

    My article, “Teacher Walkout Ignores NC’s Crisis of Student Achievement,” received top billing on Real Clear Education today.  …
    Terry Stoops, May 1, 2019
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    Where Will The Money Come From To Pay For NCAE $6 Billion Demand?

    $6 billion is no small ultimatum. What other areas might take a hit to cover these union demands? Protestors are correct that North Carolina has an education crisis, but they’ve failed to recognize the crisis is with student achievement. These demands would not address this issue and could cause other important priorities to…
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
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    How Much Does A North Carolina Teacher Make?

    In addition to these average costs per teacher, the union march demands $6 billion more today in demands that drown out the real concerns of teachers and parents looking to jumpstart achievement and restore hope to vulnerable students.
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Teacher walkout shortchanges students

    JLF’s Terry Stoops writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal that while the media will be focusing on union activists at today’s teacher march, he’ll be thinking about a young man named Junior. In 2016, a sobering documentary titled “Raising Bertie” highlighted the educational and economic challenges of young people…
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
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    Cost of May 1 NCAE Union March Demands

    Union leaders published a list of costly demands ahead of today’s Teacher Walkout that would cost taxpayers billions to implement and likely have insignificant effects on the true education crisis in North Carolina that dedicated teachers and parents care about. The demands come with a hefty price tag, but do…
    Anna Manning, May 1, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. House budget’s overall spending and savings provisions. Lindsay Marchello focuses on the education budget, and Kari Travis covers justice and public safety spending. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal explains why today’s teacher walkout shortchanges N.C. public school…
    Mitch Kokai, May 1, 2019
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    When all else fails, attack the messenger

    I don’t bother to post responses on the N.C. Teachers United page anymore because many, including Mr. Parmenter, are incapable of responding to an argument without an insult or personal attack.  I wonder if he teaches his students to use the same tactics?    …
    Terry Stoops, April 30, 2019