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Teacher Pay

Educators talk school funding at NCAE convention

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videoThe governor's budget proposes starting salaries for teachers to be $35,000 a year. But leaders of the North Carolina Association of Educators say that only gives one-third of teachers a raise. Full story...
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McCrory budget proposes raises for teachers, cuts for film

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videoGov. Pat McCrory is proposing pay raises for teachers, state troopers and prison officers in the North Carolina state government budget he's recommending to the legislature. Full story...
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NC governor offers public education hints in budget proposal

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Gov. Pat McCrory says his two-year budget proposal for legislators would give North Carolina public school administrators more flexibility to offer raises to experienced teachers and to pay for textbooks or computers for classrooms. Full story...
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Courts, revenues could alter NC legislature's school agenda

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The public school agenda at the upcoming General Assembly session will almost certainly involve raising minimum salaries for teachers and considering what merit pay should look like in North Carolina. Otherwise, the K-12 education agenda before the Legislature is largely up in the air heading into Wednesday, when lawmakers reconvene for this year's work period. Full story...
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Bonuses approved for Brunswick County School employees

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videoMore bonuses are coming for employees of Brunswick County Schools. According to a news release from Brunswick County Schools, the Brunswick County School Board approved its 2014-2015 budget Thursday. Full story...
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Teacher turned actress feels pressure from state budget debates

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videoAshley Mewborn left teaching because she said she was forced to work three jobs to make ends meet. Now with film incentives still in the air... "Here we go again," Mewborn said. She's worried her new career might start presenting challenges that are all too familiar. Full story...

Budget plan would give teachers raises, cap film incentive

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videoA budget plan unveiled by Republican leaders in Raleigh today would mean more money to teachers and less money for Hollywood. Full story...
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NC budget talks remain slow on education, Medicaid

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North Carolina budget talks remain slow as House Republicans held a meeting with empty seats and Gov. Pat McCrory tried to keep pressure upon senators to ease back on their teacher pay proposal. Full story...
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McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it. Full story...
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State lawmaker says, "There's no value in" disclosing salaries with names

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videoOne North Carolina lawmaker doesn't want names attached to charter school salaries in the public record. The North Carolina House approved legislation that would block charter school to do that. Rep. Charles Jeter (R-Mecklenburg) sponsored the amendment in the charter school bill. Full story...
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