NC teacher complains about inadequate pay, gets pompous reply from NC state senator

By Christian Dem in NC, Daily Kos –  If you want to get an idea of what teachers in North Carolina have had to put up with since the Republicans took full control of state government, WUNC, the NPR member station for the Triangle, has a lulu of an example.  Last week, Sarah Wiles, a science teacher from Charlotte, fired off an email to the entire North Carolina General Assembly which called for the legislature to back up its talk about how appreciated teachers are by increasing their pay.  North Carolina, for those who don’t know, is fourth from the bottom in the nation in average pay for its teachers.  The state’s teachers haven’t had a raise in six years. Yesterday, she got a reply from David Curtis, a state senator who represents some of Charlotte’s northern suburbs near Lake Norman.  In so many words, Curtis called Wiles an ingrate. 1....

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