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.
A new report ranks North Carolina 42nd in the nation for teacher pay, despite raises approved last year. In 2014, the state ranked 47th in the country.More
About a third of North Carolina teachers would see state-funded raises under Gov. Pat McCrory's budget proposal, according to a analysis by the Department of Public Instruction.More
The initial effects of the 2013 tax reform appeared in fiscal year 2014 that ended June 30. The General Assembly’s Fiscal Research Division (FRD) reported that North Carolina general fund revenues for FY 2014 were $450.3 million below the $20.6 billion budgeted amount. This shortfall put the focus on FY 2015.More