teacher unions (page 6)

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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
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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 proudly posts photo of meeting with Jim Hunt

    Courtesy of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) Facebook page: The photo also includes NCAE’s “messaging ideas,” which are written on a large sheet of paper behind Governor Hunt.  I’ll try my best to decipher the writing, but none of them are terribly revealing. – NCAE =…
    Terry Stoops, August 20, 2014
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    NCAE doubles down

    Courtesy of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) Facebook page:…
    Terry Stoops, July 30, 2014