Most teachers satisfied with their schools

– According to the 2016 N.C. Teacher Working Conditions survey, almost 87 percent of teachers who responded are happy overall in workplace
– About 84 percent of educators who participated in the 2014 survey said their schools have used the results to grow
– Results found only 43 percent of surveyed teachers thought state assessments accurately test students’ understanding of material

About the author

Liz Bell is a reporter for EducationNC. She grew up in Hickory and went to Fred T. Foard High School. Liz is a recent graduate from the School of Media and Journalism at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a minor in Hispanic Studies. She has previously written for The Daily Tar Heel, UNC’s student newspaper, and The News and Observer.… Read full bio »

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