NCAE (page 4)

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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
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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