teacher unions (page 5)

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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
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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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    Unions want Pearson to make more money

    Usually, teacher unions blast corporations who earn profits from selling goods and services to public schools, particularly charter schools. But now the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association, and others want Pearson, the nation’s largest testing, curriculum, and instructional technology company, to make more money. Huh? Education Week…
    Terry Stoops, March 22, 2016
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    NEA union affiliates are hurtin’

    According to data obtained and published by Mike Antonucci of EIAOnline, the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) continues to lose membership and revenue. The NCAE lost 3,727 members and $1.3 million in revenue from 2013 to 2014.
    Terry Stoops, January 14, 2016
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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