Scott Ferguson, center, an English teacher at Apex High School, rallies with fellow teachers and supporters against high turnover and low pay of teachers on the sidewalk in front of Apex High School on May 21, 2014. A bill proposed by state Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell County) would eliminate state payroll deductions for dues to employee groups such as the NC Association of Educators, which lobbies for better teacher pay.
Scott Ferguson, center, an English teacher at Apex High School, rallies with fellow teachers and supporters against high turnover and low pay of teachers on the sidewalk in front of Apex High School on May 21, 2014. A bill proposed by state Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell County) would eliminate state payroll deductions for dues to employee groups such as the NC Association of Educators, which lobbies for better teacher pay. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Scott Ferguson, center, an English teacher at Apex High School, rallies with fellow teachers and supporters against high turnover and low pay of teachers on the sidewalk in front of Apex High School on May 21, 2014. A bill proposed by state Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell County) would eliminate state payroll deductions for dues to employee groups such as the NC Association of Educators, which lobbies for better teacher pay. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

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