For more than a decade, NC has been experiencing a shrinking teacher pipeline and a teacher shortage. The teacher pipeline refers to the interconnected system that extends from recruiting individuals into the profession, developing them as teachers, and retaining them through retirement. To have a robust teacher pipeline, teaching in NC needs to be an attractive […]
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Public Schools First NC wants to be sure you have the facts. Learn about the current status of the 2015-17 biennial budget and how it affects public education.
In 2012, most states had exhausted their federal stimulus funding, meaning states had to replace this funding in their education budgets. The National School Report Card report shows that states are still struggling to restore state aid to pre-Recession levels. The report points out the states that are providing fair school funding, as well as […]
“From the time our children are born, we imagine a bright future for them: a solid foundation of education and development in their early years, excellent health care, high school graduation, a good college education and a career path that launches them toward lifelong achievement and economic self-sufficiency. As parents, nothing will stop us from […]