Education in NC? Far From Adequately Funded

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North Carolina has some of the best universities in the country, however, their tuitions are costing more and more each year. When you calculate for inflation, state spending for public universities has decreased 15.6% while tuition has increased 55%. This means students are spending more an… Read More





Expect this from the Senate budget proposal

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When Senate Republicans release their budget proposal this week, you will likely hear several claims about their commitment to public education that don’t match reality. For example, they will undoubtedly repeat the tired claim that they are spending more on our public schools than ev… Read More




Charter School Special Perks for Big Corporations?

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Charter schools are paid for by North Carolina taxpayers, so all North Carolina children should have equal opportunity to attend charter schools. However, a set of new bills in the General Assembly could change that. These bills would allow big corporations that donate land or equipment to t… Read More


Where Is NC School Voucher Money Going?

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As North Carolina private schools wait for the courts to sort out the future of a program providing private school vouchers, some schools have begun receiving funding through the program. Many are religious schools, and the Greensboro Islamic Academy has received more money than any oth… Read More