Public Radio For Eastern North Carolina 89.3 WTEB New Bern 88.5 WZNB New Bern 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach 90.3 WKNS Kinston 88.5 WHYC Swan Quarter 89.9 W210CF Greenville
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Greenville residents can now listen to PRE News & Ideas on 89.9 FM

Plan aids NC principals otherwise penalized for pay change

Wikimedia Commons

North Carolina’s schools chief has unveiled a plan that would prevent some public school principals from facing pay cuts in 2023 due to an alteration in how performance-based compensation is calculated. Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt said Wednesday the idea is to spend $4.5 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds on ensuring about 360 principals avoid a reduction in their portion of pay based on student achievement. The State Board of Education will consider the plan next week. Truitt's agency says a state budget provision altering what student data is examined would otherwise led to pay cuts as high as $18,000.