Berger en Teachers Would Swap Pay Raise For Tenure Under Senate Plan <p>North Carolina teachers would receive an average $5,800 raise next year under the Senate’s plan to boost teacher pay.&nbsp;But there’s a trade-off.&nbsp;Teachers must give up tenure to get the raise and to help fund the raises the number of teaching assistants would be cut in half.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 17:12:15 +0000 Lisa Miller 51909 at NC Education Bill Would Do Away With Tenure, Limit Standardized Tests <p>North Carolina lawmakers are trying again this year to push through a number of changes to education, including getting rid of teacher tenure.&nbsp;</p><p>That got dropped from an education bill Senator Pro Tem Phil Berger introduced last year.&nbsp; He’s hopeful it’ll pass this year since Republicans increased their numbers in the General Assembly.&nbsp; Berger says doing away with tenure is one more way to ensure each student has a good teacher.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:56:35 +0000 Lisa Miller 23582 at