Posted on 06 November 2013.
A student carried a sign saying “We Support Our Teachers.” (Little Photography)
By LISA MILLER
Many schools across North Carolina staged something called a “walk-in” Monday. It was in lieu of a one-day strike that some teachers had been contemplating to protest stagnant wages, elimination of tenure, and an increase in standardized testing.
[Members of the Parent Teacher Organization and other supporters joined the statewide "walk-in" Monday afternoon at J.V. Washam Elementary School in Cornelius. They gathered after dismissal at 3:15 on the front sidewalk of the school and walked in together "in support of our phenomenal teachers," according to an organizer. ]
Several weeks ago, Superintendent of Iredell-Statesville Schools Brady Johnson got wind that a teacher walk-out was in the works. So he suggested an alternative. Read the full story
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