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Out of LA: A conversation with South Carolina education writer Paul Hyde

Los Angeles, California (Alex Granados/EducationNC)
  • Teacher pay and school choice are important issues in both South Carolina and North Carolina, but there are differences in the discussions around these topics
  • In South Carolina, there is debate over teacher salaries not being targeted enough at beginning teachers; In North Carolina, there is a concern that veteran teachers are being left behind
  • South Carolina has fewer than 50 charter schools, even though school choice has many proponents. North Carolina has more than 170 charter schools
  • South Carolina has not adopted an opportunity scholarship program

On the latest episode of Ed Talk, host Alex Granados reports from the Education Writers Association national seminar in Los Angeles, California. There, he talked with Paul Hyde, an education writer for the Greenville News in South Carolina, about some of the education issues facing South Carolina and how they compare to North Carolina. 

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