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Pay Our Educators What They Deserve


Last updated 7/7/2021 at 11:30am

Unlike our local elected bodies, state lawmakers, as of Wednesday morning, had still not approved a budget. And once again we still see disagreement over raises for public school teachers, with Gov. Cooper’s proposal of 10% raises over two years far away from the 3% proposed in the Senate version.

As the debate goes on, it is time the public reflects on the work of our underappreciated educators. As we begin to feel progress being made in the COVID-19 crisis, we hopefully have gained more awareness of the value of the professions we take for granted.

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