Topic: NC’s School Funding Divide
At a time of intense focus by state leaders on how schools are funded in North Carolina, a new study out this week show a stark and growing gap between the highest and lowest-wealth counties in the state, particularly urban and rural school districts. We discuss with one of study’s authors and two key experts.
Lindsay Wagner, Senior Researcher/Writer, Public School Forum of NC
Dr. Eric Houck, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, UNC-Chapel Hill
Kris Nordstrom, Education Finance and Policy Consultant
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