“I’m Paid $53 A Day To Educate Your Child”

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A teacher from Stokes County recently showed his paycheck in a Facebook post and shared some raw emotions about what teachers in NC are paid.

In light of this, thousands of teachers will be taking their voice to Raleigh tomorrow for the ‘March for Students and Rally for Respect’ event.

Several Triad and other North Carolina school systems are shut down for the day, due to the number of teachers who have requested off to attend.

Cols was issued a paycheck on April 30 for an a $1,715.81.

The teacher says that’s his take-home pay after taxes, insurance and childcare fees were automatically removed.

He says that has to last until his next paycheck on May 31. That’s 32 days – which equates to about $53 per day.

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