McCrory’s Senior Education Advisor takes Teachers’ demand for meeting to the governor. Yesterday, we gave Gov. Pat McCrory failing grades, and called for a meeting to discuss the state of public education.  We believe our #StudentsDeserveMore and we intend to put forward the immediate demands of 1) Fully fund public […]

We caught the Governor’s attention!

Teachers Stand Up, NC Takes Notice Check out the buzz around our announcement of the #StudentsDeserveMore March starting Jun 14th! We know that 66% of North Carolinians support MORE funding for education.  So it’s no surprise then, that when Teachers and Parents stand up and say #StudentsDeserveMore, people take notice! […]

#StudentsDeserveMore MARCH buzz

Neal Middle School, a STEM magnet school and home of the Eagles, sits on the edge of Durham, NC, a 40 minute bus ride away from the neighborhoods of many of its students. Inside, 866 students—about 85% of whom qualify for free or reduced lunch—learn, laugh, play, and grow every […]

Neal Middle School is more than an “F”

We’ve all heard the saying: “Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” The Wake County Board of Education and Wake Superintendent Dr. Jim Merrill passed a budget this year that reflects how much they value our students and their learning. […]

Per Pupil Spending is Everything