#NCED Updates – Pay Rankings, Another Strike, Ed Bills, And Turnover

This installment of #NCED Updates includes the latest state teacher pay ranking, another union-led strike coming in May, various education bills of note, and blips from the teacher turnover report.

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NC Is Still Number One In The Country For Untested Rape Kits

In case you missed it, North Carolina has such a large untested rape kit backlog that we are ranked number one in the country – and that’s after a batch of 800 were recently cleared.

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Statesville Area Assistant Teacher Charged With 78 Felonies

A Statesville area assistant teacher has been charged with 78 felonies related to the alleged sexual abuse of a student spanning a two year period.

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Teachers Union Affiliate Planning Second Strike Using 2018 Strike’s ‘Sick Leave’ Strategy

The North Carolina affiliate of the NEA, one of the nations two largest teacher’s unions, is planning another teacher’s strike in May.

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Yadkin Schools Bus Driver Charged With Assault With A Deadly Weapon, Intent To Kill

A part-time bus driver for Yadkin County Public Schools has been charged by authorities with assault with a deadly weapon and intent to kill.

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