Monthly Archives: April 2016

North Carolina Teacher: We Need Your Help!

This. This is important. North Carolina needs to grow up and grow a pair. P.S. I live in this retroactive state, and I wish I could move home. Know where home is? Illinois in a suburb called Naperville. Everyone knows how well Illinois is treating its teachers and retirees right now

Diane Ravitch's blog

The following comment was posted on the blog on Saturday. I won’t add the teacher’s name but you can find it if you search the comments.

She writes:

“As a public school teacher working and fighting for the #SchoolsOurStudentsDeserve, I can understand the conflict about coming to NC. As much as I’d like for NC to not gain one cent from NPE, I also know how much the educators and public school supporters here need support. Not just through emails, blog posts, and social media, but they need to see people, real people, showing up to stand against the regressive, dangerous rhetoric and laws being used in our General Assembly and Governor’s office. I would rather NPE come and everyone in attendance participate in a mass action on our state house or in the streets of Raleigh to show that we ALL stand together against any injustice, to show that…

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