Tenure

Local News
1:12 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Teachers Would Swap Pay Raise For Tenure Under Senate Plan

North Carolina teachers would receive an average $5,800 raise next year under the Senate’s plan to boost teacher pay. But there’s a trade-off. 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.

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Local News
5:11 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Judge Rules State Can't Strip Veteran Teachers Of Tenure

A judge has ruled state lawmakers can’t take away the job protections that go along with tenure for school teachers. 

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Local News
1:26 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Teachers Group Supports A 'Walk-In' Instead of A Walk-Out

Rumblings of a teacher walk-out on November 4th have been popping up on social media for the past few weeks.  But that’s now been replaced with what organizers are calling a “walk-in.”  

Many teachers are frustrated with state lawmakers.  Teacher pay has stayed pretty much the same for the past five years, except for a one percent raise last year.  This year the legislature eliminated tenure and a salary boost for master’s degrees.  Add to that an increase in testing and momentum was building for a walk-out on November 4th. 

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