Narrative Collapse: Teacher Turnover Declined In Wake County

Remember the big hoopla that teacher turnover in Wake County was just amazingly high? Remember that this narrative was pushed by Moral Monday, Democrats and NC DPI itself?

Yeah. Not so much.  That turnover so decried apparently decreased statewide and also in Wake County.

 UPDATE 11-6-14:

DPI waited until after the election to announce this news:

Lynda Fuller <Lynda.Fuller@dpi.nc.gov> Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Reply-To: Lynda Fuller <lynda.fuller@dpi.nc.gov>
To: For NC Media <ncmedia@lists.dpi.state.nc.us>
* Teacher Turnover Rate Decreases in 2013-14
The number of teachers leaving North Carolina public school classrooms was down slightly from lastyear according to the 2013-14 Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession just presented to State Board of Education members. In 2013-14, 13,557 teachers left their local school districts resulting in an overall state turnover rate of 14.12 percent. This was down from the 14.33 percent reported in 2012-13. To read more, as well as access district data, please visit www.ncpublicschools.org and look under “News.”

About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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