NCAE

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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
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    Highlights of the NEA’s Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly

    Today, the National Education Association is wrapping up their 2017 Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly. While much of the coverage of the meeting has focused on the NEA’s “tougher stance” on charter schools, NEA delegates tackled many issues during their meeting. New Business Item 1 was adopted. …
    Terry Stoops, July 5, 2017
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    NCAE one of the NEA’s “5 financially shakiest states”

    Mike Antonucci analyzed the 2015 tax filings and internal membership numbers for all state National Education Association (NEA) affiliates.  He found that union affiliates in Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, and Wisconsin were on the shakiest ground.  He writes, The North Carolina Association of Educators…
    Terry Stoops, February 23, 2017
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    Audit: NCAE had only 7,331 members on payroll deduction in 2015

    An audit of union/employee association membership found that the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), the state affiliate of the National Education Association, had only 7,331 members on employer payroll deduction as of December 2015. State auditors wrote, We were unable to obtain the total membership count and type of…
    Terry Stoops, February 13, 2017