Low teacher pay. A decline in per-student investment. Teachers leaving the state. But the most troubling thing about public education in North Carolina may be that it’s all going according to plan.
Rodney Ellis, the President of the North Carolina Association of Educators, is at the center of the fight.
“I get the sense sometimes that not enough people are actually tuned into what is happening,” he says, “and nor have they connected the dots to see the bigger picture.”
Photo courtesy NCAE.