Masters http://wfae.org en NC School Board Extends Master's Pay Cut-Off; Approves New Charters http://wfae.org/post/nc-school-board-extends-masters-pay-cut-approves-new-charters <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Teachers in North Carolina now have until May to complete their master’s and still receive a 10 percent pay increase.&nbsp; State lawmakers eliminated that automatic salary bump starting next school year.&nbsp; The state board of education Thursday extended the cutoff date from April to May, so that teachers can use the spring semester to complete their degrees.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:10:35 +0000 Lisa Miller 34717 at http://wfae.org NC School Board Extends Master's Pay Cut-Off; Approves New Charters 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 Universities Help Teachers Get Masters Before Pay Hike Cut Off http://wfae.org/post/universities-help-teachers-get-masters-pay-hike-cut <p></p><p align="left">Next year North Carolina teachers will no longer get a 10 percent automatic pay hike for earning their master’s degrees.&nbsp; So the race is on for those teachers in graduate programs right now. Universities are trying to give them every chance to complete their master’s degree before the cutoff date for pay increases next year.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:51:01 +0000 Lisa Miller 34163 at http://wfae.org Universities Help Teachers Get Masters Before Pay Hike Cut Off Northeastern-Charlotte Adds Doctor Of Education http://wfae.org/post/northeastern-charlotte-adds-doctor-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Boston-based Northeastern University is now offering a third doctoral degree program through its Charlotte campus. The </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Board of Governors approved a doctoral degree in education last week, making it the school's third doctoral degree. The first two -- in nursing and physical therapy -- were approved in May. They were the first to be approved for a university not based in North Carolina. Cheryl Richards is the CEO and dean of the Charlotte campus. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:36:59 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 29810 at http://wfae.org Northeastern-Charlotte Adds Doctor Of Education Northeastern-Charlotte Doubles Graduate Programs http://wfae.org/post/northeastern-charlotte-doubles-graduate-programs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Boston-based Northeastern University opened its Center City campus in January 2012 with eight masters programs. Now, the University is adding seven masters degrees and two doctoral degrees. The programs were approved two weeks ago by the </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Board of Governors.</span></p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 21:33:39 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 26976 at http://wfae.org Northeastern-Charlotte Doubles Graduate Programs