McCrory to review law repealing teacher tenure

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory said he is looking at whether he would like changes to a law phasing out job protections of North Carolina school teachers while giving raises to the highest-rated instructors who enter multi-year contracts.

On Wednesday, McCrory said he shares the concerns of some about how the tenure-ending law is being implemented, but added the law’s intent is good.

Any changes would need General Assembly approval.

Several school districts have spoken out against the 2013 law, which asks them to pick the best 25 percent of its teachers and offer them tenure-ending contracts.

Those who accept the offer would receive a bonus.

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