by Dr. Terry Stoops
Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
Fourteen members of the NC Association of Educators’ Organize 2020 caucus kicked off their summer vacation by getting arrested for assembling in the middle of a Raleigh intersection to protest, among other things, a 10.3 percent increase in teacher salaries funded using part of the $775 million increase in K-12 education dollars since 2013.
Here is a video from the Organize 2020 Twitter account that shows some of their pre-arrest activities:
— Organize 2020 (@Organize2020) June 15, 2016