Here’s a quick take on how North Carolina’s educational institutions fared in its overdue two-year budget unveiled last night. (Click here to read or peruse the 429-page budget.)
The Senate holds its first vote on the budget this afternoon, the House is expected to take it up on Thursday.
Reaction was mixed to the budget, when it came to education.
“The General Assembly’s budget doesn’t come close to meeting the needs of our students and public schools,” said Rodney Ellis, the head of the N.C. Association of Educators, in a statement. “North Carolina can’t afford to lose a generation of students by disregarding the resources they need to be successful.”
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