An unprecedented wave of public school teacher walkouts and strikes, impossible to consider even a few months ago, is overturning assumptions that teachers and other public school workers are either apolitical or fearful to act. In February of 2018, public school educators in West Virginia kicked off what is now an undeniable movement of teacher … Continue reading May 16: It’s personal.
Link to the full Budget Proposal Presentation From the GCS website: April 10, 2018 – Additional funds for safety and security improvements, increased pay to recruit and retain teachers, more classroom materials for student use and support for chronically low-performing schools are among the top priorities in the superintendent’s recommended 2018-19 budget. Details were presented to the … Continue reading GCS Superintendent Shares 2018-19 Budget Recommendation
Greetings GCAE and GCS employees- First, let me offer my deep gratitude for the ways you have shown up in the past few days to help our friends, neighbors, students, and colleagues in the disaster response stemming from Sunday's tornado. We now know that the students and staff from the three most severely affected schools: … Continue reading Disaster Preparedness is a School Funding Issue
May 16, is the opening day of the NC General Assembly. NC public school educators will be there to greet them. How long will we languish? -43rd in the nation in per pupil spending with no plan to get to the national average. -35th in the nation in teacher pay with no plan to get … Continue reading ALL OUT TO RALEIGH ON MAY 16
Educators are in motion all over the country and winning BIG. There are opportunities for us on the immediate horizon. We need every school involved right now. Please take a moment, add these to your calendar, and share with others. For dates you can't attend, reach out to someone in your building and ask them to participate. … Continue reading Let’s Make it Happen NC!