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Disappointed in NC

I moved to NC because I fell in love with Charlotte; however, I have been here 1.5 years, and as an eight-year teacher, ...
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Can’t Afford to Teach

I grew up poor and worked hard to put myself through college. Because I had some great teachers, I finally decided to be ...
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No help and no money

I am an assistant principal. No, I still make no money. I have only been in education for nine years with no raise, ...
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lack of funds

Everything I’ve been reading and hearing tells me that my situation is nothing new, but I thought I’d share.   We received our ...
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Disgruntled Librarian

I would just like to add a comment that in the six years I’ve been teaching in North Carolina, the high school I ...
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Broken Dream

When I started Kindergarten, it was clear to my parents that I was a born teacher. I was thrilled to be learning to ...
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pay is not the only issue

I taught middle school and high school science for 13 years. I quit at the end of the 2012-2013 school year. Low pay ...
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The “State” of Teaching

I am a proud first-year teacher, and a cart teacher at that. I would take a picture of my classroom to show, but ...
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Troubled Days in Education

I really love to work with my elementary children because I get pumped when they are able to read words that they once ...
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Wanting to leave

I came to North Carolina from the California School System where I worked for many years as a substitute and then as a ...
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Jeopardizing Education

Many great teachers feel a calling to the profession, but that is not necessarily enough to make it a wise career path. Our ...
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Exhausting stressors

The recent change in computer programs to enter report-card grades has eaten up my time and the energy I would much prefer to ...
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Frustrated Teacher

As a young woman in my twenties born in North Carolina, graduate of a UNC school and current teacher in a North Carolina ...
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Media Specialists teaching classes

I am not alone, but I’m using my voice now, so thanks for the soapbox. I am a Media Specialist in a middle ...
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I’m paying for a better life

My husband and I are both in education. I am a counselor and he is a teacher. Originally from NY, we came to ...
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Culture Change

It’s clear to say that our American education system needs a reform, and not just a reform, a culture change. Our world ranking ...
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