by Dr. Terry Stoops
Former Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
Today, the U.S. House Education & Labor Committee held a hearing, “Underpaid Teachers and Crumbling Schools: How Underfunding Public Education Shortchanges America’s Students,” that included Dr. Sharon Contreras, the superintendent of Guilford County Schools (GCS).
There was plenty of passionate debate during the committee meeting, but the YouTube chat feed was just as lively. Nora Carr, the chief of staff for Guilford County Schools, was an active participant in the YouTube chat. She claimed,
But user Uncover Truth pointed out that the Guilford County Schools salary schedule disagrees with one part of her claim.
I do not believe that Dr. Carr responded to Uncover Truth’s posts.