PolitiFact: NC teacher says 'I make $53 per day.' Records show he's wrong. In Stokes County, that means Brandes gets about 4 percent of his annual state salary added to his pay from the county. There appear to be problems with the teacher's math. Leaders of the Arizona movement are gathering signatures for a ballot initiative to tax the wealthy and use the extra money to pay for education.
We are, I think, on a trajectory that's right. He’s a black man who remembers coming home from school as a young boy to hear his grandmother ask what he wanted to be when he grew up. He loves that the superintendent knows him by name. And a 30-year-old middle school teacher who grew up the grandson of sharecroppers in eastern North Carolina walked into the only state government he’s ever known.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2018 FOX News Network, LLC. Lee said Thursday that Republicans, who hold veto-proof majorities in both chambers, plan to look at that issue this session. "That’s something we are working on," Lee said. We were at the national average in educator pay,” Jewell said. The rally's main speaker was Governor Roy Cooper, who came to promote his proposed budget - which may not get too far in the Republican controlled General Assembly.