"On May 16th, thousands of teachers from across North Carolina are expected to travel to Raleigh for the "March For Students and Rally For Respect" gathering".
Several North Carolina school systems are shut down for the day, because of the number of teachers who have requested off to attend.
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In the post, Nick Cols said he has been teaching for 10 years and loves his job but is struggling because he only makes about $1,715 each month. All of that is true.
"Considering the climate in the rest of the country and the success teachers have in fighting for more pay and more resources for their students, I think it's long overdue", said Janice McLaughlin, who works downtown. "I, however, do not get paid for those days", he said.
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The objective of this event is to lobby state lawmakers to invest more in educational spending per student; create a multi-year pay plan for teachers, support staff, administrators and all other school personnel; increase the number of school nurses, counselors, social workers and other support personnel; expand Medicaid to improve community health; and create a statewide school construction bond to fix crumbling schools and reduce large class sizes.
Teacher salaries recently topped $50,000 for the first time, and Republican legislative leaders are quick to point out the pay bumps they've delivered in recent state budgets.
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I want you to see what the people who are educating your children are being paid. The people who are giving them the tools to achieve things that most never thought possible.