The NC General Assembly adjourned without giving public school employees raises. THEY LEFT WITHOUT PASSING A BUDGET. We are calling on all GCS employees to come together for a working session for us to democratically decide what next steps we should take. Most immediately we have asked Gov. Cooper to call a special session to … Continue reading Dec 14 Emergency Meeting: All GCS Employees
After weeks of rumors, we learned that bus drivers with Guilford County Schools have announced a walkout over wages, to take place on Monday, November 25. Contrary to the rumor mill, GCAE is not leading this walkout. However, we are not at all surprised that so many of our co-workers are feeling backed into a … Continue reading GCAE Statement Regarding GCS Bus Driver Walkout
***Open letter to the Guilford County Board of Education, County Commissioners, and the NC General Assembly*** Greetings, Wednesday, November 13, schools across the state will be hosting #RedForEd Walk-In Picket Lines. I want to invite our elected officials to join us as we rally for a state budget that is over 130 days past due. … Continue reading Open letter to the Guilford County Board of Education, County Commissioners, and the NC General Assembly
For immediate release: North Carolina has now gone over 130 days without a state budget. Our students need fully funded schools and our elected representatives need to deliver a budget to make it happen. In response to the failure of our state legislature to fully fund our public schools and to meet even one … Continue reading As budget crisis drags on, public education picket lines expand across Guilford County
Gov. Cooper vetoes terrible pay bill “The General Assembly continues to shortchange teachers and non-certified school personnel like cafeteria workers, bus drivers and teacher assistants, despite a robust economy and decent raises for other state employees,” Cooper said in a news release. “Educators deserve more if our schools are to remain competitive with other states … Continue reading Veto! Your pay is on the line. Urgent next steps.