teachers http://wfae.org en Rumblings Of Extending Cutoff Date For Master’s Pay http://wfae.org/post/rumblings-extending-cutoff-date-master-s-pay <p></p><p>Hundreds of teachers in masters programs have a dilemma.&nbsp; They’ve paid thousands of dollars for courses thinking it will pay off with a 10 percent automatic pay hike.&nbsp; But North Carolina lawmakers eliminated that this year, so only teachers who get their masters before the cutoff date next year will still get the salary increase.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican Representative Bill Brawley of Matthews said at a Charlotte Observer forum this week he’ll push to extend that cutoff date.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 06:22:55 +0000 Lisa Miller 34390 at http://wfae.org Rumblings Of Extending Cutoff Date For Master’s Pay Should Teachers Train To Fight Shooters? http://wfae.org/post/should-teachers-train-fight-shooters <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Gaston County martial arts instructor held a seminar a week ago for teachers about how to respond in a school shooting. First grade teachers, school nurses, and administrators practiced how to defend a classroom should a shooter try to enter, and how to fight back. Similar events have been popping up across the country, run by martial arts gyms, firearms training centers, and even schools, in the wake of Sandy Hook.</span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:15:00 +0000 Ben Bradford 21074 at http://wfae.org Should Teachers Train To Fight Shooters?