by Dr. Terry Stoops
Former Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
We’ve heard countless reports of teachers who flee North Carolina public schools for higher pay.
But some of these teachers return to North Carolina after finding that public schools in their destination states were less than ideal. These “boomerang” teachers rarely receive the kind of attention that their departing counterparts do, but they have an important, often cautionary, story to tell.
In a recent thread on the Organize 2020 Facebook page (below), one teacher informs others that she works with a teacher who returned to North Carolina after teaching in Houston for a year (or possibly less).