Kristi Kallio of Mooresville, N.C., a high school media coordinator, gathers with more than 100 educators and support staff from across North Carolina for a rally at NCAE headquarters in downtown Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The educators then marched to the Capitol along Fayetteville Street calling for funding for teacher pay on the opening day of the short session of the legislature.
Kristi Kallio of Mooresville, N.C., a high school media coordinator, gathers with more than 100 educators and support staff from across North Carolina for a rally at NCAE headquarters in downtown Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The educators then marched to the Capitol along Fayetteville Street calling for funding for teacher pay on the opening day of the short session of the legislature. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Kristi Kallio of Mooresville, N.C., a high school media coordinator, gathers with more than 100 educators and support staff from across North Carolina for a rally at NCAE headquarters in downtown Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The educators then marched to the Capitol along Fayetteville Street calling for funding for teacher pay on the opening day of the short session of the legislature. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com