Pitt County Board of Education members on Monday heard criticism of state budget cuts from their interim superintendent and board chairman.
Interim Schools Superintendent Michael Cowin and board Chairman Marc Whichard said they expected the cuts to hinder education efforts this year, calling them “an embarrassment.”
The officials said the 2013-14 North Carolina budget will negatively affect public instruction in several ways, including the elimination of teacher tenure and pay for teachers with master’s degrees.
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