Tag:national average

  • Cooper teacher pay plan gets skeptical reception at NCGA

    RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday said he has a plan to raise teacher pay, but Republican lawmakers want budget details before they decide whether to get on board. Cooper’s office hasn’t set a date for the release of his 2017-18 budget, though Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham,…

  • National Average Goal Unique To Education Pay

    RALEIGH — Education leaders and some politicians for years have urged that pay for educators in North Carolina be at “the national average,” a goal used for no other employment sector in the state as a metric to gauge the appropriateness of pay.