School Board Scuffle: Newest member sworn in, process criticized

Greensboro parent and Public School Strong member Nicole Quick also condemned defunding public schools in favor of private ones.

“Instead of fully funding our public schools, the majority in our state legislature have devoted their time to interfering in the function of our county school board in order to seat an extremist board member who would focus on manufactured culture wars rather than the needs of our schools and students. They delay passage of the state budget to secure approval for casinos while students across the state return to schools short of teachers and bus drivers. They’ve siphoned money from our already underfunded schools and bus drivers to a voucher program for private schools that leaves students from low-income families behind and doesn’t serve special needs students like my son,” Quick said.

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