Cooper and legislators seek to incentivize new teachers

By Rachel Kompare

Proposals by state leader seek to boost enrollment in Schools of Education to address the state’s teacher shortage. (Rachel Kompare/Carolina Connection)

High school students in North Carolina are losing interest in becoming teachers at a faster rate than the rest of the nation. This has led to a teacher shortage and increasing teacher turnover. Both Governor Roy Cooper and the Republican-led legislature proposed incentives for young teachers that include loan forgiveness.

Rachel Kompare reports.

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