Tarheel Alliance of Classroom Teachers

Local - October 28
5:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Area Teachers Plan "Walk In" Demonstration

Participating teachers will wear red to symbolize their solidarity.

For several weeks, Facebook has been buzzing with speculation of a North Carolina public educator walkout to take place next Monday. Teachers and education activists are hoping to shine attention on recent legislative measures including what they say is decreased spending per pupil, a new pay-for-performance system, increased standardized testing and insufficient educator compensation. However, locally, the demonstration will likely take the form of a teacher “walk in,” during which teachers will all wear red and walk into school together.

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