NCAE

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    The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining

    A new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) paper, The Long-run Effects of Teacher Collective Bargaining, won’t be welcomed by teacher unions. Authors Michael Lovenheim and Alexander Willén write, We find robust evidence that exposure to teacher collective bargaining laws worsens the future labor market outcomes of men: in the…
    Terry Stoops, July 9, 2018
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    Declaration in Defense of North Carolina’s Public Schoolchildren

    Red4EdNC has issued its own “declaration” a week before Independence Day. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for the people of a state to confront a legislative supermajority that has consistently demonstrated over the course of seven years a hostility to the premise, the constitutional…
    Terry Stoops, June 27, 2018
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    Teacher unions lose bigly

    In Janus v. American Federations of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that “agency fees” imposed by unions on non-union members are unconstitutional.  The National Education Association responded, In a 5-to-4 decision, which casts aside decades of precedents and laws, the court has…
    Terry Stoops, June 27, 2018
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    Yes, the NC Association of Educators IS a Union

    John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood answers host Tom Campbell’s question about the N.C. Association of Educators’ status as a labor union. This exchange took place during the May 18, 2018, edition of “NC SPIN.” WATCH. Key quote: “There is absolutely no question that the NCAE fits…
    Donna Martinez, May 21, 2018
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    In Raleigh and forgot your chants sheet? We got it here!

    This comes straight from Google Docs page on the May16.org website. You’re welcome.
    Terry Stoops, May 16, 2018
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    “There isn’t a vision here for increasing student achievement”

    The News & Observer reports on the wish list from the group organizing Wednesday’s rally and protest by educators at the General Assembly. On Monday, the North Carolina Association of Educators released its priorities for the march, which coincides with the opening day of this year’s state legislative session.
    Donna Martinez, May 15, 2018
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    Teachers choose protests over parents and children

    The N.C. Association of Educators has asked public school teachers to skip school on May 16 to participate in “advocacy day” activities.  Apparently, many Durham County teachers are planning to take a personal day to attend the event.  As a result, school officials are considering canceling classes for the…
    Terry Stoops, April 26, 2018
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    EIA reports NEA affiliate membership and finance data

    Mike Antonucci of the Education Intelligence Agency recently published membership and financial data for all state affiliates of the National Education Association during the 2015-16 school year. According to the data, the North Carolina Association of Educators had a…
    Terry Stoops, April 24, 2018