North Carolina Schools, Universities Working On Improvement Plan - WSPA.com

North Carolina Schools, Universities Working On Improvement Plans

Posted: Updated:
North Carolina's public school, community college and university systems are working on a broad improvement plan. North Carolina's public school, community college and university systems are working on a broad improvement plan.
RALEIGH, NC -

North Carolina's public school, community college and university systems are working on a broad improvement plan.

Gov. Pat McCrory met Wednesday with state education leaders working to streamline the state's education system and encourage cooperation among the people responsible for the biggest chunk of the state's $21 billion budget.

The group discussed communicating the state's education efforts and making it more efficient. Talk touched several times on how to recruit, retain and pay kindergarten teachers to college professors.

North Carolina's public school teachers are among the lowest-paid in the country and did not receive raises this year.

University of North Carolina System President Tom Ross said educators train the workforce that drives North Carolina's economic future. He says other states are luring away UNC professors with better offers.

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Thief Removes Power Meter During Spartanburg Co. Burglary

    Thief Removes Power Meter During Spartanburg Co. Burglary

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:21:07 GMT
    Deputies say the burglar attempted to force his way in through the main pedestrian entrance to the building. However, that door has an alarm. Investigators believe, upon hearing the alarm activate, the thief removed the power meter to the building, which silenced the alarm.
    Deputies say the burglar attempted to force his way in through the main pedestrian entrance to the building. However, that door has an alarm. Investigators believe, upon hearing the alarm activate, the thief removed the power meter to the building, which silenced the alarm.
  • Lockdown Lifted For 3 Spartanburg District Five Schools

    Lockdown Lifted For 3 Spartanburg District Five Schools

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:12:30 GMT
    The lockdown of River Ridge, Berry Shoals and Florence Chapel has been lifted Tuesday morning. Law enforcement has informed the district that there is no longer a threat to schools in the area.
    The lockdown of River Ridge, Berry Shoals and Florence Chapel has been lifted Tuesday morning. Law enforcement has informed the district that there is no longer a threat to schools in the area.
  • Transgender Teen To Sue SC Over License Photo

    Transgender Teen To Sue SC Over License Photo

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:27:09 GMT
    Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is planning to sue South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.