Join Gov. Hunt by signing this petition calling on Gov. McCrory and state lawmakers to commit to a plan to raise teacher pay to the national average.
Our future is in the hands of teachers. If state government does nothing else, it must at least provide a high quality education for our children.
North Carolina’s public schools are now in a crisis because our teacher pay is embarrassingly low. Last year, North Carolina ranked 46th out of 50 in teacher pay, with an average salary nearly $10,000 lower than the national average. As a result, many teachers are forced to work a second job just to make ends meet. Some are leaving the profession to start more lucrative careers, while others are moving out-of-state to teach elsewhere. We are losing our best and our brightest.
After the divisive legislative session we just endured, let’s rally around something we can all agree on: North Carolina’s teachers deserve better.
Sign the petition right now and let’s start moving North Carolina forward once again.
Aim Higher NC