North Carolina’s public schools are in a crisis. Teachers are leaving our classrooms in record numbers due to low pay and poor working conditions. Years of neglect have left our schools overcrowded and underfunded. It’s time to stop cutting and start investing in our public schools.
With the new state budget, Jackson County will have to turn to the fund balance for about $500,000 to continue the current level of funding for teaching positions, teacher raises and teacher assistants.More
Forty-six Rowan-Salisbury employees found out Friday they will be without a job this school year. “Schools operate like families, so when you lose someone on your staff — for a school, it’s like losing a family member,” said Superintendent Dr. Lynn Moody.More