Tag Archives: Teacher Pay

#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. Continue reading

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Yeah, About That Teacher Pay Stub With ZERO Details…

People, context, and details make all the difference. A social media post of a teacher’s paystub, which the teacher has now taken down, has zero context and zero details.  Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: NC Teacher Pay Ranking Jumps Again, School Safety and More

Here are some of the North Carolina education news highlights from last week. Updates include teacher pay rankings released, school safety committee, NAEP and Common Core, NC Teacher of the Year, National Charter School Week, legislative news and other education-related various updates. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: End of March Legislative Updates & More

Some quick hits in North Carolina education news from the end of March include some legislative updates,  threats to schools continues to skyrocket, questions on what is the right level of security at schools, and Roy Cooper says he will push for teacher pay to be raised to the national average – which keeps rising each year. Continue reading

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Vox Teacher Pay Article Relies On Old and Unweighted Union Data

The last place anyone should be looking for facts is at Vox. 

Case in point, their latest on ‘teacher pay’ which is meant to stir up more teacher strikes using outdated and unweighted data sets from… wait for it… one of the largest teacher unions in the country. Continue reading

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NC Teacher Pay Breaks $50k, Cue The Complaining?

Teacher pay in the state of North Carolina has continually risen for the last four years and the average has now surpassed $50,000 a year, not including benefits. 
Cue the complaining from “non-partisan non-profit” outrage industry. Continue reading

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Why Is NC Public School Forum Tweeting A 4 Year Old, Incorrect Statistic?

Why Is NC Public School Forum Tweeting A 4 Year Old, Incorrect Statistic?

The NC Public Schools Forum’s recent email newsletter had a set of education stats in it.

The claim is 52% of NC Public School teachers have a second job. There was no source for this statistic, so I asked them and found out not only was this four year old data they were pulling, but the table says 24%, not 52%.

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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