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Jan 03, 2013, 12:58 ET NCAE Wins Lawsuit on the One-Year Anniversary of the Midnight Session

 Today, the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) announced that the organization has won its legal challenge on the law banning...


May 16, 2012, 15:52 ET Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction

Ruling says NCAE case likely to succeed  Today, North Carolina Superior Court Judge Paul Gessner granted a preliminary injunction on the...


Apr 23, 2012, 17:21 ET Senate Education Plan Released Today Needs Reform

 "The major education reform bill filed today by the Senate needs much reform itself," said NCAE President Sheri Strickland. "While it attacks...


Jan 05, 2012, 18:11 ET Press Conference Statement of NCAE President Sheri Strickland

 "At 1:12 a.m. this morning, the General Assembly voted to eliminate NCAE's ability to collect dues though payroll deduction," said NCAE...


Jan 05, 2012, 11:18 ET NCAE Press Conference on General Assembly Action Scheduled for 3 p.m. Today

Just after 1 a.m. this morning, the General Assembly voted to eliminate payroll dues deduction for the North Carolina Association of Educators...


Aug 19, 2011, 16:31 ET Latest Jobs Report Has No Surprises

"We know that our public schools are suffering because of job cuts and lay-offs due to the budget adopted by the General Assembly, and the state...


Jun 09, 2011, 13:40 ET NCAE President Speaks on House Budget

NCAE President Sheri Strickland releases the following statement on remarks made today by House Speaker Thom Tillis: "The political bullying that...


Jun 06, 2011, 17:53 ET NCAE President Extends Invitation to Speaker Tillis

In a letter sent today, NCAE President Sheri Strickland extended an invitation to Thom Tillis, Speaker of the NC House of Representatives. The text...


May 24, 2011, 15:00 ET Senate Budget Proposal is All Talk, No Action

"Today's Senate budget proposal doesn't fulfill the much-touted promises of protecting public education, reducing class sizes or improving teacher...


May 03, 2011, 21:33 ET Nearly 8,000 Attend NCAE's One Voice Rally

An estimated crowd of between 7,000 to 8,000 educators, parents, students and concerned citizens gathered at the Bicentennial Mall in downtown...


Apr 29, 2011, 11:54 ET One Voice Rally on May 3 Gaining Momentum as Current Budget Proposals Could Push North Carolina to Last in the Nation for Per-pupil Expenditure

Nearly all 100 counties in North Carolina have signed up to send representatives to Raleigh on May 3 to attend NCAE's One Voice rally at the...


Apr 19, 2011, 11:33 ET "One Voice" Rally on May 3 in Raleigh Brings Together Educators, Community Members to Speak Out Against Budget Cuts to Public Education

May 3 is National Teacher Day, an observance that honors the critical role teachers play in the lives of children. Thousands of North Carolina's...


Mar 18, 2011, 11:00 ET NCAE Releases Fund Schools First Report Today

Report Outlines Alarming Downward Trends in Public Education Funding in North Carolina NCAE has released its Fund Schools First report today, a...


Mar 17, 2011, 08:30 ET Educators to March Friday in Downtown Raleigh

Leaders and members of NCAE will march Friday in downtown Raleigh at 12:15 p.m. as part of the 41st Annual State Convention of the North Carolina...


Mar 14, 2011, 11:16 ET Educators Plan to March and Release Fund Schools First Report at 41st Annual State Convention of the North Carolina Association of Educators

With nearly 1,000 delegates in attendance and representing every school district in North Carolina, members of the NCAE plan to make their presence...


Feb 23, 2011, 08:30 ET Miss North Carolina Celebrates Read Across America with NCAE

State's reigning queen is also a future teacher The North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) hosted Adrienne Core, the 2010-11 Miss North...


Feb 14, 2011, 20:50 ET NCAE Hopes Governor's 2011-12 Budget Proposal Reflects Commitment Made to Public Education in Tonight's State of the State Address

NCAE President Sheri Strickland's response to the 2011 State of the State address by North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue: "Tonight, Governor Perdue...


Jun 30, 2010, 17:15 ET NCAE's Fight to Fund Schools First Yields Results in Tough Budget Year

2010 Budget Saves Jobs, Puts K-12 Public Education First The following statement can be attributed to Sheri Strickland, NCAE president, in...


Jun 15, 2010, 17:08 ET North Carolina Public Schools Going without Basics: Educators' Stories Highlight Needs in K-12 Education

Halifax County high school English teacher Cassandra Mall had to rely on book donations from friends and family and spend money out of her own...


Jun 15, 2010, 15:59 ET North Carolina Public Schools Going Without Basics: Educators' Stories Highlight Needs in K-12 Education

With more than 5,000 educators' jobs lost last year and $409 million in discretionary cuts, public schools across the state are struggling to...


Jun 14, 2010, 13:43 ET NCAE Challenges UNC System to Avoid Classroom Cuts

$10 million spent on out-of-state athletes would pay for 250 teachers In a letter to UNC President Erskine Bowles, NCAE President Sheri...


May 07, 2010, 08:00 ET Fund Schools First Rally and March

Just say "no" to K-12 public education budget cuts. That's the message participants from across North Carolina want to send to the General Assembly...


Apr 20, 2010, 12:44 ET Governor's Budget Proposal is Good Starting Point for Public Education

The following statement can be attributed to Sheri Strickland, NCAE president, in response to the release of Governor Bev Perdue's budget proposal...


Apr 14, 2010, 18:00 ET Parents, Educators, Administrators, State Superintendent and Local Elected Officials Send General Assembly the Same Urgent Message: Fund Schools First

In an effort to send a message to make education funding a higher priority, leaders of six state education groups held a press conference today...


Mar 31, 2010, 12:07 ET Members Make It Official; NCAE Completes Recommendation Process for Endorsement of Cal Cunningham for U. S. Senate

NCAE has officially endorsed candidate Cal Cunningham for the U. S. Senate. "The announcement was made earlier in the year," explains NCAE...