Editorial: Job insecurity
With the General Assembly and local governments cutting education spending and, therefore, teachers’ positions, budget writers in Raleigh found a cut to make ó $350,000 from the university budget for teacher education recruitment and retention. It sure wouldn’t make sense to recruit with one hand while firing with the other.
Whatever progress North Carolina has made in beefing up its teacher corps is being reversed this year, as one letter writer notes in today’s Post. No job is secure in this deep recession, but the state is gambling with its future when it in essence gives pink slips to qualified people who want to teach.
RALEIGH ó State legislators face a pretty big problem as they try to come up with a solution to a... read more