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Teacher pay, budget cuts, and vouchers shape this year’s back-to-school experience (video)

Each day it seems that there are more stories in the news about teaching assistants being cut loose [1] under the new state budget or seasoned teachers leaving the profession over low-pay [2].

So, what really happened in the 2013 legislative session, and how will it impact classrooms this fall?

Check out Chris Fitzsimon’s radio interview from last weekend with education reporter Lindsay Wagner [3] and policy analyst Matt Ellinwood [4] as they discuss the state budget, school vouchers, and Governor Pat McCrory’s latest education initiative.

To download a podcast of full 15-minute segment [5] with Wagner and and Ellinwood, visit the radio interview section [6] of the NC Policy Watch website: