School Safety Bill Increasing Student Access to Licensed Psychologists Passes N.C. House

Raleigh, N.C. – School safety legislation increasing student access to licensed psychologists in North Carolina passed the state House of Representatives unanimously on Thursday as the chamber approved the first recommendation of the House Select Committee on School Safety. Continue reading “School Safety Bill Increasing Student Access to Licensed Psychologists Passes N.C. House”

Legislative Leaders Announce Economic Development, Job Recruitment Reforms

Raleigh, N.C. – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) on Thursday announced the forthcoming state budget will include key changes to economic development programs that are expected to help secure a major jobs announcement in North Carolina in the coming months. Continue reading “Legislative Leaders Announce Economic Development, Job Recruitment Reforms”

Legislative Republicans Pledge Fifth Consecutive Teacher Pay Increase, Hail 19 Percent Average Teacher Raise Since 2014

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) and Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) on Tuesday affirmed legislative Republicans’ commitment to providing North Carolina public school teachers a fifth consecutive pay raise as part of the legislative short session slated to begin on Wednesday, May 16. Continue reading “Legislative Republicans Pledge Fifth Consecutive Teacher Pay Increase, Hail 19 Percent Average Teacher Raise Since 2014”

NPR’s Ari Shapiro and Speaker Tim Moore Talk Teacher Pay on ‘All Things Considered’

Raleigh, N.C.  – National Public Radio host Ari Shapiro and state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) discussed the legislature’s plans for a fifth consecutive teacher pay raise in North Carolina on Thursday for an education-focused episode of ‘All Things Considered’ set to air across the country next week. Continue reading “NPR’s Ari Shapiro and Speaker Tim Moore Talk Teacher Pay on ‘All Things Considered’”