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JLF’s Terry Stoops assesses Gov. Cooper’s first education budget plan

Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation director of research and education studies, discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s education budget proposals for 2017-19. Stoops offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.



  • Glen Thearling

    3% of the 5% for across the board for raises for senior teachers is not getting much media time. Should have kept the focus on raising starting teachers pay. The $150 stipend seems to be just a gratuitous play for teacher union votes. The last two years pay increases at ~ 5% each by NC Republicans was the same as Cooper is proposing.