Friday July 9, 2010 | The State of Education in North Carolina

July 7, 2010 at 10:48 am | Posted in Coming Up | 4 Comments

North Carolina education experts say that teacher layoffs and program and curriculum cuts across the state could throw education into a full-blown crisis. We’ll talk with the President of the North Carolina Association of Educators about how personnel, curriculum and program cuts, and other issues affect NC students’ ability to achieve a good public school education.
Sheri Strickland
– President, North Carolina Association of Educators
Debra Horton – Executive Director, North Carolina PTA

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  1. Dr. Gorman has brought up removing 4-year-old education from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools responsibility and budget. Do your organizations have a position on this? What do you think about public education for 4-year-olds?

  2. We should get public schools out of the transportation business. Instead contract with public transit to provide that service. This is common in high density areas, like NYC

  3. Concerning funding for our public schools. If this is so important then why has the state taken 5.3 million dollars of Lottery money out of the Charlotte Mecklenburg schools?

  4. The bus system is no where near extensive enough to serve as school buses. For instance there is no city bus near where I live.

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