NCAE (page 3)

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    NC makes “The 10 Most Memorable Teachers Union Quotes of 2016” list

    From “The 10 Most Memorable Teachers Union Quotes of 2016” by Mike Antonucci on The 74: 9) “Our staff is under constant pressure to do more with less since we have not received a salary increase in eight (8) years.” —From a petition written by employees of the…
    Terry Stoops, January 10, 2017
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    Reports of NCAE’s demise have been…underreported

    Over the last few months, I have pointed out that the NC Association of Educators (NCAE) have had a massive drop in membership and money; had internal disagreements about House Bill 2, despite their stated opposition to it; had a unanimous…
    Terry Stoops, May 3, 2016
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    Republicans raised salaries; NCAE didn’t

    NC Association of Educators (NCAE) leaders continue to complain that the 10.3 percent average salary increase awarded to teachers by Republican legislators and Governor McCrory since 2013 is insufficient and even insulting. Yet, the North Carolina Staff Organization, which represent the NCAE’s unionized workforce, claims that NCAE staff…
    Terry Stoops, May 2, 2016
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    Rodney Ellis does his best Alex Jones

    Rodney Ellis, president of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE), recently outlined his conspiracy theory about the origins and intent of Republican education policy.  In a recent podcast titled “Some Disassembly Conspired: The Plot Against Public Education,” Ellis says, If you took the time and really connect the…
    Terry Stoops, April 29, 2016
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    Teachers disagree with NCAE on HB2 stance

    On March 24, NC Association of Educators (NCAE) President Rodney Ellis issued a statement about the passage of House Bill 2. House Bill 2 goes against NCAE’s core values of equality for every individual. This discriminatory law turns back decades of civil rights progress and hamstrings local governments from making…
    Terry Stoops, April 5, 2016
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    NCAE had 46% drop in membership over last 5 years

    Yesterday, Mike Antonucci posted the official National Education Association (NEA) State Affiliate membership numbers for 2014.  He notes, “The biggest losers [of active members] over the five-year period were Arizona and Wisconsin (each with 53.1% active member loss), North Carolina (45.9% loss) and Louisiana (31.5% loss).”  (Emphasis added)…
    Terry Stoops, July 21, 2015
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    NC SBE’s impressive response to NCAE post

    Last week, I wrote that the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) allowed “the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) to recruit members during informational sessions for those interested in National Board Certification.” Top NC State Board of Education (SBE) officials assure me that DPI and the SBE were…
    Terry Stoops, July 20, 2015
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    DPI sponsoring NCAE membership drives?

    Apparently, the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is allowing the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) to recruit members during informational sessions for those interested in National Board Certification. From the NCAE Facebook account:  …
    Terry Stoops, July 15, 2015