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Thousands More NC Teachers Get Bonuses, Others Say They’ve Been Left Out

Thousands of teachers across the state are receiving bonuses this January as a reward for helping improve their students’ test scores. That includes pre-existing bonuses for some specialized high school teachers* and third grade reading teachers, as well as brand new bonuses in certain core subjects in elementary and middle school. The big news is that the state widely expanded bonuses for math and some language arts teachers whose students had stellar scores on the end-of-grade exams that all North Carolina public school kids take in third through eighth grade. 

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Liz Schlemmer | WUNC