By Submitted Story on March 25, 2014
Stan White, Democratic candidate for North Carolina State Senate, has won the endorsement of the North Carolina Association of Educators in the May 6 Democratic Primary. The NCAE represents educators and public school employees throughout North Carolina.
“Stan will work to raise NC teacher pay to the national average so we can recruit and retain excellent teachers who make a positive difference in student achievement,” said NCAE President Rodney Ellis. “It’s disgraceful that North Carolina is 46th in teacher pay — $10,000 lower than the national average. We fell further in the last 10 years than most other states, and we need an immediate change in direction if we are going to keep improving our schools.”
Ellis said NCAE evaluated several aspects of White’s candidacy along with his record.
Senate District 1 is a crucial battleground in the 2014 legislative races. Both political parties consider it to be a priority race this November.
Stan White is a candidate for North Carolina Senate in Senate District 1 which includes all of Beaufort, Camden, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. The Democratic Primary will be on May 6 and the General Election will be on Nov. 4.
Judy Krahenbuhl, a retired teacher and school administrator is also running for the District 1 state Senate seat in the Democratic primary.