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Atkinson: Vouchers, tax credits not in the best interest of public education (video)

Posted By Clayton Henkel On September 28, 2012 @ 10:49 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Almost 55% of North Carolina’s general fund budget is spent on education. That figure helps underscore the importance of this year’s race for North Carolina superintendent of public instruction.

Republican John Tedesco, a member of the Wake Co. Board of Education, is challenging incumbent Democrat June Atkinson [1]in the race.

Tedesco [2] joined us last week on News & Views to talk about school choice and and his four-point plan [3] for revitalizing public education.

On this weekend’s radio program, Dr. Atkinson joins us to talk rising graduation rates, a legislative push for school privatization, and the impact of state budget cuts on the classroom.

For a preview of Atkinson’s radio interview with Chris Fitzsimon, click below:

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[1] June Atkinson : http://juneatkinsonnc.com/

[2] Tedesco: http://ow.ly/e4bRC

[3] four-point plan: http://www.tedesco4kids.com/A_Clear_Vision.html

[4] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHWHHh-dhMs

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