Op-Ed

January 26, 2015 5:46 PM

Column: Excluding veteran teachers from significant pay raises a brilliant move by NC lawmakers

Despite the feelings of most veteran North Carolina teachers, last year’s pay raise was a brilliant piece of legislation and one of the best things to happen to education in a long time. Beginning teachers are cheaper and save tax dollars. And our schools need teachers who were trained to use changing curriculums and are open-minded and excited about it. Younger teachers bring in new and exciting ideas that veteran teachers often lack and too often oppose.

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