NCAE (page 4)

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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
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    NCAE has fewer members today than they did in 1994

    Mike Antonucci of the Education Intelligence Agency reports that 20 NEA affiliates, including the NC Association of Educators (NCAE), have fewer members today than they did in 1994.  Antonucci writes, In 1994 the National Education Association had 2.2 million members. In the years since, the union has increased its…
    Terry Stoops, April 21, 2015
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    Teacher promotes truancy, student walk outs

    Last week, I wrote about a News & Record article that failed to identify Todd Warren as a teacher with strong ties to the radical left. This week, Mr. Warren, a teacher at Guilford Elementary School, has an idea about how to “practice non-compliance to build power and agency…
    Terry Stoops, April 2, 2015
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    Atkinson comments on teacher pay

    When teach pay stagnated… “I am troubled by the lack of progress on teacher pay” – Budget Statement from State Superintendent June Atkinson, July 22, 2013   When teacher pay increased significantly… “Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson declined to comment on the NEA report.” – Matthew Burns, “…
    Terry Stoops, March 20, 2015
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    NCAE complains about teacher salaries, downplays improvement

    The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) issued a press release this morning to respond to the annual “Rankings and Estimates” report published by their parent union, the National Education Association (NEA). In the press release, the NCAE never mentions that North Carolina improved five spots on the…
    Terry Stoops, March 18, 2015
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    Despite leaders, NCAE teachers happy to scrap PEPs

    Senators Jerry Tillman and Tom Apodaca introduced Senate Bill 272, which would no longer require teachers to develop personal education plans (PEPs) for at-risk students.  They argue that PEPs place an unnecessary burden on classroom teachers.  North Carolina Association of Educators leaders disagree. Interestingly, teachers responded to…
    Terry Stoops, March 13, 2015
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    The decline of the NCAE quantified

    The incomparable Mike Antonucci of the Education Intelligence Agency details the finances of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), the state chapter of the National Education Association (NEA).
    Terry Stoops, January 20, 2015
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    NCAE seeks “meaningful dialogue” with Republican legislators

    In a piece titled “Holding True to Our Vision of Excellent Schools,” Rodney Ellis, President of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), laid out a new vision for the organization and their advocacy activities.  He writes, As we begin to prepare for the 2015 Legislative Session that will gear…
    Terry Stoops, December 4, 2014