Tag:school funding

  • Week of December 11, 2006

    When it comes to public education, where does the proverbial buck stop? Who, after all, is the ultimate answer man when schools fail or succeed? Such questions seem logical and clear. Yet, as with much of our government K-12 education system, complexity often trumps clarity.

  • Friday Interview: Public School Funding

    RALEIGH — Welcome to Carolina Journal Online’s Friday Interview. Today the John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai discusses the funding of public schools with Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s policy analyst for pre-school, elementary, and secondary education. The interview aired on Carolina Journal Radio (click here to find the station…

  • JLF: School Funding Gap Misstated

    RALEIGH — The Public School Forum’s annual Local School Finance Study provides little useful information for policymakers regarding funding disparities and educational equity in North Carolina, according to two analysts of the John Locke Foundation.

  • Leandro, Lottery To Weigh Heavy in 2005

    RALEIGH — During the 2004 legislative short session 21 public bills and five local education bills passed. As the opening day of the General Assembly’s long session approaches Jan. 26, 2005, observers of the legislative process can expect hundreds of bills to be written. But which ones will get passed?…