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What education issues should candidates focus on? Students weigh in

The primary elections are over. As we head into the general elections, what do students have to say about the major education issues facing North Carolina?

The Students for Education Reform (SFER) held a summit two weeks ago in Charlotte. SFER believes in the power of student voices to help shape the debate around our the future of education and education outcomes.

We asked students attending the summit to weigh in on the most significant education issues for political candidates. We also asked them about their views on teacher pay.

Here is what they had to say.

What education issues should candidates focus on?

Is teacher pay adequate?

Alex Granados

Alex Granados was the senior reporter for EducationNC from December 2014-March 2023.

Nation Hahn

Nation Hahn is the chief of growth for EducationNC.