Please vote if you care at all about North Carolina’s public schools.
Stuart Egan, a Nationally Board Certified Teacher in North Carolina, writes here with advice for voters who care about public schools.
He warns voters not to believe the claims made by Governor McCrory and the General Assembly. They have done nothing to help schools and teachers. They are determined to destroy what was once a highly acclaimed public education system.
North Carolina’s situation may be no different than what other states are experiencing, but how our politicians have proceeded in their attempt to dismantle public education is worth noting. The list below is not by any means complete, but it paints a clear picture.
Removal of due-process rights – This keeps teachers from being able to advocate for schools.
Graduate Degree Pay Bumps Removed – Removed a means for teachers to invest in their profession.
Standard 6 – Teacher evaluation protocols are arbitrary at best
Push for Merit…
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