clarkriemer 9:46am via web Berger: Not substituting EduJobs money w/ State dollars. LEAs can use $84mil to either retain EduJobs teachers or for teacher raises. #NCGA
Berger's trying to do a couple of things with this approach. First, he's trying to classify some teachers as "Federal" teachers, so he can wash his hands of any responsibility for their fate. Second, with the "choose one" deal, he's pitting current teachers against future hires (I would have gotten a raise if we hadn't hired you). And of course there's this:
stevencharrison 9:19am via HootSuite RT @NCAEsDPB: #NCGA Senate gives state employees a well deserved raise, but teacher raises to be used to fill in discretionary cut. #bluenc
Republicans have been trying to divide and conquer the two unions (NCAE & SEANC) since before they even won a majority in the GA, although some normally intelligent people refuse to acknowledge that.
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