NCAE (page 5)

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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
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    Not so fast, NCAE…

    Barry Smith: Appeals Court Releases Voucher Money For Low-Income Students…
    Terry Stoops, September 19, 2014
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    NCAE member(s) using school district resources for politicking

    A Wake County Schools employee sent the following email from her district email account to her colleagues: To: ***** Staff Group From: *****/*****/WCPSS Date: 09/11/2014 07:32 AM Subject: mid term elections Dear Colleagues, As you are aware the mid term elections are approaching soon.  It is…
    Terry Stoops, September 11, 2014
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    “School’s Out” Educator Rally today

    For traditional calendar teachers, the school year ended earlier this month.  Some of those teachers will be in Raleigh today for the NCAE’s hootenanny. If you work in downtown Raleigh and are concerned about increased traffic from the event, do no worry.  I suspect that turnout will be low.  After…
    Terry Stoops, June 25, 2014
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    W-S/Forsyth teacher uses students to lobby legislators

    I spend a good amount of time on the Organize 2020 Facebook page (kidding).  But I followed a link there and found the following post from a public school teacher in Forsyth County:  …
    Terry Stoops, May 14, 2014