Pre-k http://wfae.org en Former NC Schools Chief Speaks Out Against State Education Bills http://wfae.org/post/former-nc-schools-chief-speaks-out-against-state-education-bills-0 <p></p><p align="left">Former Democratic Congressman and state schools superintendent Bob Etheridge is traveling the state with the group Progress North Carolina to speak out against several education bills before state lawmakers.</p><p align="left">In Charlotte Thursday, he criticized a bill that would end the policy of limiting kindergarten through third grade classes to 24 students.&nbsp; He also said cutting the income eligibility for the state’s pre-kindergarten program would hurt many kid’s chances of graduating.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 19:09:57 +0000 Lisa Miller 26963 at http://wfae.org Former NC Schools Chief Speaks Out Against State Education Bills