Teacher Salaries, Tuition Cuts and...Shellfish? Must Be Time for State Budget Negotiations!

June 17, 2016

The NC legislature is debating a state budget that will likely increase teacher salaries across the board. Other Senate proposals include cutting tuition to UNC-Pembroke and Western Carolina to $500 dollars a semester and spending $500,000 on...get this...mussels. (They’re supposed to help clean up toxic algae in Lake Jordan.)

What does the Senate want in the budget? How about the House? Read more about the differences here.


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