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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

NEA’s Rankings of the States 2014 and Estimates of School Statistics 2015 have been released.

NC is 47th in average teacher salaries for 2013-14 at $44,990 (see Table C-11 on p. 19), and ranks last in the country for percentage change in average teacher salaries between 2003-04 and 2013-14 with -17.4 percent (see Table C-14 on p. 20).

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