In case you missed them, check out this morning’s lead editorials in Raleigh’s News & Observer and the Charlotte Observer — both of which tell it like it is on the matter of our state leaders’ ongoing assault on public education.
In “A basic math lesson for N.C. lawmakers,” the Observer puts it like this:
“Here’s what the Senate and House budget plan, set for a vote this week, does to N.C. schools:
It cuts education spending by almost $500 million in the next two years, including a decrease in net spending for K-12 public schools.
It invites bigger and more chaotic classrooms by removing the cap on some classroom sizes and cutting funding for elementary school teacher assistants. Read More