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Sam Levine

'It's Not Worth It To Become A Teacher At This Point,' Veteran Educator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

When single mom Callie Hammond wants to buy something for her daughters, she says she has to choose between spending money on them or on the high scho...

North Carolina Unveils A Plan For Teacher Pay Raises

AP | KATELYN FERRAL | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House and Senate Republicans unveiled the details of a $21.25 billion budget Tuesday that gives an average 7 per...

North Carolina Teachers Still Haven't Received A Pay Raise

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina budget talks puttered along Monday as House Republicans held a public one-sided negotiations meeting and Gov. Pa...

Rebecca Klein

After 7 Years, This Teacher Makes Less Money Than When She Started -- And She's Not Alone

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

When Megan Taber started her job at a middle school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, she was promised a modest salary increase for every year she worke...

NC NAACP and Working Films Team Up to Bring Moral Movies Series to North Carolina

Yuna Shin | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics
Yuna Shin

Given the state of the state of North Carolina, the organizers of Moral Movies hope that this initiative will also spread to other states, such as Georgia, just as Moral Monday movements did.

North Carolina is No Fairy Tale -- But Will There Be a Happy Ending?

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Katie Mgongolwa

In this faraway land, McCrory was very happy to become the ruler over this vast land. He sat down in his new, bright and shiny office and thought about the things he had promised people over his campaign.

Why Some Teachers Are Mad At North Carolina Governor's Plan To Raise Teacher Pay

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R) on Monday announced plans to boost teacher pay, but not all teachers are celebrating. After months of teac...

This Is What it Feels Like to Be a Teacher in North Carolina

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.01.2014 | Education
Katie Mgongolwa

I am one of many teachers in North Carolina considering leaving the profession. I don't want to. It hurts to voice this. But we are entering a time of darkness in education in the Tar Heel state.

Teachers In This State Are Extremely Depressed About The Lot Of Their Profession

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

After North Carolina recently passed legislation that eliminated teacher tenure, halted teacher pay raises and initiated a statewide school voucher pr...

North Carolina Teachers Sue Over New School Voucher Law

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

In North Carolina, the battle over school vouchers is heating up. A group of plaintiffs sponsored by the bipartisan North Carolina Association of ...

Rebecca Klein

Fears Of Mass Teacher Exodus Stirred By New State Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The number of teachers leaving the classroom in North Carolina reached a five-year high during the 2012 – 2013 school year, according to the state's...

This North Carolina Resident Is Thrilled His Wife Quit Her Job

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

Another North Carolina teacher bites the dust. Months after Anastasia Trueman made headlines when she said she was leaving the teaching profession ...

Rebecca Klein

N.C. Teachers Plan To Hold Statewide Walkout

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

In July, the North Carolina legislature passed a state budget that ended teacher tenure, got rid of pay increases for teachers with master’s degrees...

North Carolina Teacher Quits In Protest Of GOP-Backed Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

After seeing her salary increased by just over one percent in the past five years and with no hope for a raise in the immediate future, Anastasia True...

Mother Furious After Teacher Cuts Off Several Inches Of Daughter's Hair

Posted 09.29.2012 | Education

The mother of a 7-year-old girl with Down syndrome is fuming after she says her daughter’s teacher cut off several inches of her hair without parent...

Teacher Admits To Striking Student Over Saggy Pants

Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

Pat Frost, an English as a second language teacher for Anson High School in North Carolina, may lose her job after admitting to slapping a student dur...