(Pluralist) Democratic congressional candidate Dan McCready of North Carolina sends his children to an $18,000 a year private school, but that didn’t stop him from accusing his Republican opponent twice during an event Sunday of having no faith in public schools.
McCready, who is running against Republican state Sen. Dan Bishop in the Sept. 10 special election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, said during a candidate forum the Fayetteville NAACP hosted that Bishop’s policies were to blame for a small-town North Carolina substitute teacher he spoke with who said her pay has dropped from $14 an hour to $10 an hour, despite being on the job for 14 years.
“This is what these politicians like state Sen. Bishop do,” McCready said at the event, according to video of the event the Daily Caller News Foundation obtained. “They don’t believe in public schools. They do anything they can to conduct a war on schools.”
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