“I’ve talked to lots and lots of … traditionally Republican voters that are fed up with the lip service from the governor and from the legislature, year in and year out of them saying, ‘Trust us, we’re going to fix the problem,'” said Bisaccia, who is also a teacher at Cooley Middle School."
"If you don’t count high school student body president, Aimy Steele has never held political office. But as a teacher and school administrator, she’s run classrooms and schools, and now she’s running to represent her district in North Carolina’s state house of representatives."
"The state Board of Education scuttled its plan to discuss on Monday whether it can, and should, discipline teachers for walking out for better pay this spring and for other unspecified actions, apparently because it didn’t sit well with the man who appointed all but one of its members. Some East Valley school superintendents and other educators also criticized the board."
"I'm 27 years old, I've never run for office before," said Joe Bisaccia, a 2nd year middle school teacher.
"People always think, oh well, teachers only work from 9 to 5, they have weekends, summers and holidays off," said Joe Bisaccia, a 2nd year middle school teacher. "They don't realize how much work we take home with us."