McCrory checks in on group revamping NC education - WFLA News Channel 8

McCrory checks in on group revamping NC education

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

North Carolina's public school, community college and university systems are working on a broad improvement plan.

Gov. Pat McCrory met Wednesday with state education leaders working to streamline the state's education system and encourage cooperation among the people responsible for the biggest chunk of the state's $21 billion budget.

The group discussed communicating the state's education efforts and making it more efficient. Talk touched several times on how to recruit, retain and pay kindergarten teachers to college professors.

North Carolina's public school teachers are among the lowest-paid in the country and did not receive raises this year.

University of North Carolina System President Tom Ross said educators train the workforce that drives North Carolina's economic future. He says other states are luring away UNC professors with better offers.

  • EducationMore>>

  • NC judge considers if districts can sue on tenure

    NC judge considers if districts can sue on tenure

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:23:09 GMT
    A judge in Greensboro is considering whether two school districts can sue the state over North Carolina's teacher tenure law.
    A judge in Greensboro is considering whether two school districts can sue the state over North Carolina's teacher tenure law.
  • NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears

    NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:57:02 GMT
    North Carolina (with flag)North Carolina (with flag)
    There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers.
    There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers.
  • Bierman elected chancellor of UNC arts school

    Bierman elected chancellor of UNC arts school

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:08:28 GMT
    The top editor of Southern Living magazine has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
    The top editor of Southern Living magazine has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Powered by WorldNow

200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813.228.8888
Fax: 813.225.2770
Email: news@wfla.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.