Check out this feature to see just how underpaid teachers are in North Carolina. Not only are NC teachers paid over $13,000 less the national average, but their salaries have fallen by over 11% in the past 15 years, when inflation is taken into account.
When we knock on doors, voters tell us that education is the single most important issue to them. And yet, the Republicans in the NCGA are purposely starving our public school system of even the most basic resources. Breaking their supermajorities in 2018 would force them to work with Gov. Cooper to pass a budget and end this self-defeating insanity. 2018 is the year to make this happen. Join us. Let’s get to work.