By Matt Willoughby | CIVITAS Review
RALEIGH – Many public school employees joined such organizations as the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) mainly for the classroom liability insurance. They had dues automatically deducted from their paychecks to pay for it. But beginning in September of 2011 a new statewide insurance policy went into effect for those employees and it is free. That new policy is not widely known.
Representative Dale Folwell (R-Forsyth) worked to get the new policy into the budget. He says grouping all of those employees into one pool reduced the cost. Folwell says public school employees also no longer have to join a group to get the insurance and it saves local districts…