North Carolina Teachers Rally Over Wages, Education Funding
Thousands of educators from across North Carolina rallied in Raleigh on May 16 to protest for improved teacher salaries and more education funding.
Schools across the state were closed Wednesday morning as thousands of teachers walked out to attend the rally, Today reported.
The protest was organized by the North Carolina Association of Educators, who said “North Carolina is one of the worst in the country in the amount our elected leaders spend per student, about $2,400 behind the national average.” Credit: Sherry di Filippo via Storyful.
Thousands of educators from across North Carolina rallied in Raleigh on May 16 to protest for improved teacher salaries and more education funding. Schools across the state were closed Wednesday.. Source: Rumble -
North Carolina is the latest US state where school teachers have staged walk outs. It is now the sixth US state to be roiled by educators demanding better funding and school supplies. At least 38.. Source: Wochit -
Emboldened by a wave of similar protests across the country, teachers are rallying in North Carolina where they're demanding higher pay and increased education spending. Nathan Frandino reports. Source: Reuters Studio -
Thousands of North Carolina teachers marched to the state capitol on Wednesday in a call for higher pay and increased education spending after similar protests from teachers in other states seeking.. Source: Reuters Studio -
Thousands of teachers are set to hit the streets of North Carolina's capital on Wednesday, determined to force a political showdown over wages and funding priorities for public school classrooms. Source: CBS 11 Dallas -