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Susan Foster, left, listens as her 7 year-old daughter Amelia plays on a Zebulon Baird Vance Statue at the Capitol as teachers and concerned citizens attend a Get Your Facts Straight! Rally in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. High school teacher Matthew Caggia, right, and others rallied to criticize the Republican legislature for public school policies approved this year and accuse them of misleading the public about their effects on the classroom. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Susan Foster, left, listens as her 7 year-old daughter Amelia plays on a Zebulon Baird Vance Statue at the Capitol as teachers and concerned citizens attend a Get Your Facts Straight! Rally in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. High school teacher Matthew Caggia, right, and others rallied to criticize the Republican legislature for public school policies approved this year and accuse them of misleading the public about their effects on the classroom. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

N.C. Editorial: Traveling teachers

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It takes two hours to drive from Greensboro to Salem, Va.

How many Guilford County teachers made that trip Friday or were on their way this morning?

“I’m hearing an awful lot,” Liz Foster said Wednesday. She’s president of the Guilford County Association of Educators, and she’s worried about the state of her profession in North Carolina.

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With the amount of money NC

With the amount of money NC spends on education, we should have the highest paid teachers in the country. Why don't we? Has to be administrative costs. There can be no other reason except a lot of highly paid dead wood who never set foot in class.

Once again

Once again the Daily Reflector repeats lies with no attempt to fact check. Incompetence or laziness? You provide a poor service to your readers.

A loss of tenure is

A loss of tenure is a step into the real world. When did the teachers in NC get their last raise and how much was it? What about prison guards and other state employees.

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