Topic: Principal Pay

Last year average pay for principals in North Carolina ranked 50th nationally. The General Assembly responded with $35 million in pay raises for school-based administrators and a new principal pay plan. That plan is now generating concerns that many principals may actually lose pay and that it may create a disincentive for top principals to take jobs at chronically low-performing, often high poverty schools. This week on Education Matters we discuss what’s next with our guests.

Guests include:

Dr. Ray Spain, Superintendent, Warren County Schools

Matt Wight, Principal, Apex Friendship H.S., Wake County

Katherine Joyce, Executive Director, NC Association of School Administrators

Jason Griffin, 2017 NC Principal of the Year, Perquimans County

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