Did you ever wonder what the duties of a teaching assistant are and why TAs are so essential to an excellent education? Look no further than this list provided by the North Carolina Association of Teacher Assistants.
The Governor’s proposed budget calls for a $114 million cut to teacher assistants that would eliminate 3,400 of these K-3 instructors. The Senate’s budget proposes increasing that cut to $142.3 million in 2013-2014. Teachers and parents agree that these valued professionals are key to having children–especially our at-risk children–reading on grade level by 3rd grade.
Learn more: Duties of a Teacher Assistant