Category Archives: NCAE

NCAE letter to Gov. Cooper asks for “significant executive action” to curb COVID-19 spread

A letter sent to Gov. Roy Cooper this week by North Carolina’s affiliate of the teachers union the National Education Association asks the governor for “significant executive action” to “curb” the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading

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Durham Assoc. of Educators: We can’t endorse returning to in-person instruction

A statement by the Durham Association of Educators says they “cannot endorse a return to in-person learning.” The statement also included a series of demands the group characterized as “guiding principles for a safe and equitable re-opening.” Continue reading

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Video: NCAE leaders discuss their “power” to keep NC schools closed

Last night, via a Zoom meeting. NCAE members discussed the “power that they have” and how to pressure N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen on an upcoming Zoom event over her plans to open NC schools to in-person instruction. Continue reading

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NCAE regional representative boasts about sending “White Fragility” book to State Supt.

A regional representative of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) boasted in a tweet about sending a book called “White Fragility” to outgoing Supt. Mark Johnson. Continue reading

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Supt. Candidate forum highlights divide between support for systems versus students

Through the questions asked, a stark difference between the two candidates became clear: Mangrum, backed by the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), supports systems and the status quo, whereas Truitt consistently seemed back whatever choice best fit students. Continue reading

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NCAE President promotes “Pledge to Participate” in Black Lives Matter at School “Year of Purpose”

The president of the N.C. Association of Educators is actively promoting a petition where teachers must pledge to participate in social justice and political activism in the classroom through “Black Lives Matter at School’s Year of Purpose” activities. Continue reading

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