All across North Carolina, public school teachers are struggling after receiving virtually no raise for years. Some public education teachers have left North Carolina public schools to teacher in other states. Here are a few stories of real teachers in North Carolina schools. Some have stopped teaching, some continue to teach, but all are frustrated with the pay and respect teachers get. 

Meet Kirstie Fischer, who was already packed and ready to move after teaching in North Carolina for years without a raise. 

 

 

Meet Callie Hammond, a veteran North Carolina teacher and single mom who is forced to buy school supplies for her students with her own money. 

 

 

Meet Catherine Stennette, a former North Carolina teacher who left the state for better pay in Houston, Texas. 

 

 

Meet Kim Rathburn, a former North Carolina teacher who left the state for better pay in South Carolina. 

 

 

 

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