From left, Lyndon Wright, Michael Gagnon, teacher Mary Williams, Sara Randle, and Marielys Castaneda participate in their book club during their third grade class at Wakefield Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., on June 25, 2015. Third-grade teachers around North Carolina are eligible for performance bonuses this year based on how well their students do in reading.
From left, Lyndon Wright, Michael Gagnon, teacher Mary Williams, Sara Randle, and Marielys Castaneda participate in their book club during their third grade class at Wakefield Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., on June 25, 2015. Third-grade teachers around North Carolina are eligible for performance bonuses this year based on how well their students do in reading. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
From left, Lyndon Wright, Michael Gagnon, teacher Mary Williams, Sara Randle, and Marielys Castaneda participate in their book club during their third grade class at Wakefield Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., on June 25, 2015. Third-grade teachers around North Carolina are eligible for performance bonuses this year based on how well their students do in reading. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com